Tonight is the meeting for parents of Ballard High School athletes participating in winter sports. Starting at 6:30 p.m. in the school commons with talks by the the BHS Athletic Trainer, the BHS Athletic Director and Athletic Booster Club. Author Tom Doyle will also talk about the role of parents in youth athletics.
Here is a little about Doyle from the Beaver Athletics website:
Tom Doyle taught History and served as Athletic Director during his 30 year career in education. He coached football and a combination of baseball, basketball, and track for over 20 of those years. He presently serves as the District 2 Secretary of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) and has been a True Colors presenter for six years. He has been the treasurer of the state athletic director’s association (WSSAAA) for 10 years and served a term as president as well. He has been named Washington State’s Athletic Director of the Year (2001) and was inducted into the WSSAAA Hall of Fame in 2005. Doyle graduated from Colgate University in 1972 and earned a Masters degree (MAT) from Colgate in 1976. He played football and baseball all four years, receiving varsity letters in each sport during his sophomore, junior, and senior years.
After the large group meeting, parents will separate into individual team meetings.