STAFF & FACULTY DIRECTORY PROFILE

Carlos Reed

Job Title:

Director of Athletics

Department:

Athletics

Email:

Phone: (510) 577-9100

ext. 

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Started at O'Dowd:

2020

Degrees: 

Bachelor of Arts Film Studies, University of California at Santa Barbara

Originally from:

Berkeley, CA

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.

Favorite quotes:

"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

Favorite trivia:

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Recommended visual media:

When We Were Kings, The Black Godfather-Clarence Avant Story, any movie directed by Spike Lee

Recommended reads:

42 Faith: The Rest of the Jackie Robinson Story

Hobbies or outside interests:

Hiking, biking, fishing and record collecting