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Masters In Coaching Episode XXIX: Athletic Director Carl Galloway

Posted on 11/12/2021 by Tim Cates

Carl Galloway, Athletic Director, Vista Murrieta High School

From the Head of Sports Performance at one high school to Athletic Director at another high school, he is a graduate of Concordia University Irvine's Master's in Coaching and Athletics Administration Program; he is Carl Galloway.

Show Highlights

  • He has been the Director of Sports Performance at Orange Lutheran High School, Associate Athletic Director at Orange Lutheran High School, and is now the Athletic Director and Assistant Principal of Vista Murrieta High School
  • How the teams transitioned into Fall sports during this current/post COVID-19 Pandemic state
  • How he feels about the Fall sports season and what he looks forward to at the start of the Winter season
  • How much the athletes have been looking forward to the CIF season
  • How the pandemic has impacted players and adults and how they view their sport now
  • How coaches at Vista Murrieta have been able to motivate their athletes this season
  • Why he decided to switch his major from Business to Exercise Science Kinesiology
  • How baseball and his love for sports influenced his career path and landed him his first job at Whittier Christian High School as a Strength and Conditioning/Physical Education Coach
  • His philosophy on his position as an Athletic Director and the impact he has on his coaches and athletes
  • How University of Southern California coaches Peet Carroll and Chris Carlise showed him that sports programs should work on developing programs that suit their athletes
  • What he believes is the next catalyst of growth within the high school athletic world
  • How impactful platforms that connect coaches across the country can be on the athletic world
  • How personal growth and mentors impacted his decision to join the Master's in Coaching and Athletic Administration program
  • How MCAA program Director Jim Kunau impacted him during his time at Orange Lutheran High School
  • His time playing Minor League Baseball for the Jersey Shore BlueClaws, High-A Affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies
  • What he loves most about being an Athletic Director at Vista Murrieta High School

Tags: Masters in Coaching, Coaching, MCAA Podcast, Baseball, Athletic Director, Alumni

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