STAFF & FACULTY DIRECTORY PROFILE
Director of Athletics
Phone: (510) 577-9100 ext.
Started at O'Dowd:
Bachelor of Arts Film Studies, University of California at Santa Barbara
Why I Teach:
Most powerful teaching technique:
Why are the subjects you teach important?:
Why are athletics important? The many lessons learned in athletics complement those taught in the classroom and home, such as honor, respect, responsibility, commitment, preparation, teamwork, and sportsmanship. Lifelong relationships among teammates, opponents, and coaches are all part of the athletic experience.
"All the courage and competitiveness of Jackie Robinson affects me to this day. If I patterned my life after anyone it was him, not because he was the first black baseball player in the majors but because he was a hero." Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Recommended visual media:
When We Were Kings, The Black Godfather-Clarence Avant Story, any movie directed by Spike Lee
42 Faith: The Rest of the Jackie Robinson Story
Hobbies or outside interests:
Hiking, biking, fishing and record collecting