STAFF & FACULTY DIRECTORY PROFILE
Associate Director of Security
Phone: (510) 577-9100
Started at O'Dowd:
B.S - Business Management, San Francisco State University 1987 MBA - Sports Management, University of the Southwest
Why I Teach:
Coached football from 1998-2013, Substitute teacher 2012-2013, Campus Security since 2012. Watching young people develop into adults is rewarding. I love it when they come back and tell me of their recent experiences and thank me for memories I have provided in their growth as a person.
Most powerful teaching technique:
Planning and organization....coaching is teaching
Why are the subjects you teach important?:
Coaching football is more than a sport, it's teaching life lessons to kids and using football as the vehicle to do so. It teaches teamwork, trust, brotherhood, respect and how to work with others to reach a common goal.
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands in moments of challenge and controversy" --Martin Luther King Jr.
Recommended visual media:
Shawshank Redemption Remember the Titans
Hobbies or outside interests:
Coaching, watching sports, family time