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Masters In Coaching Episode Episode LXVII: Brent Dohling

December 04, 2023 - 1 minute read

Eric McCurdy

Brent Dohling talks about his job as District Coordinator of Athletics, PE, & Health with the Saddleback Valley Unified School District. Prior to that, Brent spent over a decade as a teacher, coach, athletic director and assistant principal in Orange County. Brent is a graduate of the MCAA program from Concordia University Irvine and has returned as a adjunct professor. He also talks about his experience as an actor in the movie "Money Ball" along side Brad Pitt.

Topics Discussed

  • Responsibilities include Curriculum and Structure for PE and Health and all Athletics
  • Career path with tremendous mentors guiding
  • God led me the whole way to where I am now
  • Different View of what we need to do to support our athletic programs across the district for student experience and coaches experience
  • Includes, overall alignment, funding, facilities, character development, coaches support, and teaching positions
  • Skill set and challenge drew me to this position
  • Foundations of the experience and teaching at Concordia University Irvine and the MCAA program
  • Most challenging issue (s) that High School sports is NIL, Transfers, and Funding with a Character Development element always in the conversation
  • New sports: Girls Flag Football is one of the most positive additions
    Actor in the movie Moneyball
  • MCAA Program
  • Decided to switch from Masters in Education to Masters of Coaching and Athletics
  • Administration because of the courses offered and the instructors
  • Best decision in the teachings and the relationships that I built during this program
  • Adjunct Teacher with in MCAA
  • Why MCAA?
  • You have a Passion for sports and provide the foundation to they next generation
  • This program helps creates “who you are” and “your foundation” for your coaching leadership
  • “If you are going to be in Coaching and Athletics Administration MCAA is an absolute must.”
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