DeafDigest Sports – June 2-6, 2012

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Today’s Hot DeafSports News

- Gallaudet men’s basketball coaching position

- new Maryland SD football coach

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Men’s Basketball Head Coach

Department: Athletics Department
Job Number: HR-12060
Date Posted: 6/4/2012
Salary Range: $56,300 to $101,200

Status: Accepting applications

Administers a competitive men’s basketball program that emphasizes
integrity and the educational welfare of its student-athletes, and strives
for excellence within the University’s mission; coordinates recruitment; prepares
reports; serves as spokesperson for the needs and interests of all male
athletes; participates in program and budget planning to assure that men’s athletic
programs are fully integrated in the overall athletics program; develops
athletic event schedules; advises and assists the director with general operations
of the department; and represents the athletic department and attends
meetings in the absence of the director.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required and four years related
experience. (Significant playing and/or coaching experience in the field
may be considered.)

Significant coaching experience required. Thorough knowledge and
understanding of NCAA and NEAC guidelines required. Demonstrated skills in
developing and motivating students both athletically and academically.
Strong commitment to the values of a liberal arts education and an understanding
of teacher/coach model in a NCAA Division III athletics program. American Sign
Language skills required.

To apply: www.gallaudet.edu/hrs/employment_opportunities/apply_now.html


Fremont football & basketball

Seeking head football coach & head boys’ basketball coach

There is an exciting opportunity to coach at California School for
the Deaf as the California School for the Deaf Eagles is accepting
applicants for the Head Coach position of the Varsity Football and
Varsity Boys Basketball program.

Interested applicants should send an email of interest to Athletic
Director Kevin Kovacs at kevinkovacs@csdf-cde.ca.gov.  Questions can
also be directed to Kevin Kovacs.


Maryland football

(press release)

Maryland School for the Deaf Names New Head Football Coach

Maryland School for the Deaf Athletic Director Andy Bonheyo announced
today that Joshua Doudt has accepted the position as the school’s new head
football coach.  Doudt served as defensive coordinator in 2011.

In addition to his coaching experience at the high school level, Doudt
played collegiate football for five years at Gallaudet University, where
he obtained his B.S. in Mathematics.  Doudt was the team captain for two
years and was picked as Defensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable
Player during his collegiate career.

Bonheyo said Doudt’s football background was a strong factor in the
school.s decision. “Joshua Doudt is a tremendous fit for our program,”
said Bonheyo.  “Having previously played three years (2002-2004) and
coached one year at MSD, he has a true understanding of the school’s
mission, core values, and ‘Oriole Pride’.  We are confident that his
extraordinary football background will be a tremendous asset as Coach
Doudt builds on the rich tradition of our football program.”
Doudt takes over one of the nation’s strongest deaf high school football
programs. He is MSD’s 10th head football coach since the program began in
1969.  Doudt’s coaching duties will begin immediately.

Andy Bonheyo
Athletic Director
101 Clarke Place
Frederick, MD  21705

(editor’s note: at Gallaudet, Doudt was a major factor in helping
Gallaudet to its great football seasons; was praised for being willing
to play anywhere and wherever the coaches would assign him to)


Minnesota track

We are going to host 6th Annual Berg/Seeger scheduled for April 12-13, 2013. 

We are looking forward to this.


North Carolina football (with Eastern North Carolina)

Yes, I really am pleased and looking forward to this combined football
team. I will be working with Coach Baker and
his coaches plus my two assistant Coach Bird and Coach Kohorn by
videophone all of summer to prepared for this
great opportunity combined football team.

Coach Creech (2011 North Carolina coach)


Oregon sports

new athletic director is Matthew Boyd.

He is deaf.


Western Pennsylvania softball (slo-pitch)

Girl’s Softball

Against Lex School for the Deaf
Tied 2-2

Against America School for the Deaf

Boys Softball

Against NJSD
Tied 6-6

Against America School for the Deaf

Tournament summary
1)  C.E.O Don Rhoten giving the full support
2)  Keystone College letting us use their baseball and softball
3)  NSAD Commissioner Vance Rewolinski and NSAD Umpire Mathis Hediger
coming up and umpired all softball games
4) Scranton School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children staff
members coming out and helped with the concession stand  (Yes, some
of the WPSD staff members were on hand, also!)
5)  7 teams (4 boys and 3 girls) playing and having smiles on their
faces at the end of the tournament.  Sportsmanship was evident in all
6)  Coming out there to play and have FUN!
These listed above is a RECIPE for SUCCESS and it has occurred
yesterday during the WPSD’s First Annual High School Softball
Tournament held in the vicinity of Scranton, PA!
With only 2 fields to play with and time constraints, we have decided
to play in a 50-minute format.
GAME 1 – WPSD and The Learning Center tied, 2-2.
GAME 2 – WPSD beat American, 6-2.
GAME 3 – The Learning Center beat American, 11-4.
TLC  1-0-1
WPSD 1-0-1
ASD 0-2
The runs difference in the game against American is the tiebreaker
and TLC has a plus 7 compared to WPSD’s plus 4.  The Learning Center
took the title!
  They both then agreed to play another game to see who is THE BEST
OF THE BEST!  Our Lady Lions took that one to our heart and roared
out with a 16-1 victory.
GAME 1 – It was supposed to be WPSD vs New Jersey but the NJSD has
not arrived and I do not want to have that game listed as a forfeit
so I switched the game 1 and 2 around…   American won over
Lexington, 4-3.
GAME 2 – WPSD had a 6-1 lead with few minutes to spare and our
defense failed to hold that lead as NJ tied this game up, 6-6.
GAME 3 – WPSD won over American, 10-7.
GAME 4 – NJ shut Lexington out, 4-0.
GAME 5 – WPSD went on and squeaked a victory over Lexington, 7-4.
GAME 6 – NJ took advantage of the American pitchers’ wildness,
garnering many walks in a 17-6 rout.
NJSD 2-0-1
WPSD 2-0-1
ASD 1-2
LEX 0-3
TIEBREAKER:  The run differentials in the other 2 games….
NJSD – plus 4 against Lexington and plus 11 against American for a
total of plus 15.
WPSD – plus 3 in both games for a total of plus 6.    New Jersey took
the title!


Wisconsin track

Taylor Koss will run 300 m hurdles final tomorrow morning. Clocked 40.87 with
Full Automatic Time (FAT).  He finished 5th overall within 2 groups in WIAA
Division 3. Shy WSD school record by .38 seconds away. Hopefully, Taylor will
break it tomorrow.

Taylor Koss finished 6th place for 300 m hurdles final in division 3 today.
His time was 41.11. He received a standing ovation with his medal podium.
Taylor Koss is 7th person to receive a medal at least 6th place to 1st place in WSD history.


Deaf Collegiate Athletes

Delvin Furlough will be enrolling at Southwestern Christian College
and participating on the track team


Deaf Elite Athletes

(Montana newspaper story)

Evan Eck and Hannah Seifert are the latest Queen City Triathlon champions.

Eck, 25, successfully retained his men.s open division title, in a time of
1 hour, 1 minute, 31 seconds; while Seifert, 20, clocked a 1:15:52 to
capture the women.s race.

The event is a sprint triathlon, consisting of a 750-meter swim in the
East Helena pool, a 12-mile bicycle ride and a 3.1 mile run, finishing at
JFK Park.

.I.m happy with my time since it.s faster than last year, but I was hoping
to break an hour,. answered Eck, who was born deaf but spoke through sign
language with his mother, Nickie, serving as a translator.

The pencil-thin, 6-foot-4, 157-pounder garnered the 2011 race in 1:02.50.


Deaf Sports Trivia

Q. Baseball is being played on the Gallaudet campus
this summer. What is this all about?

A. DC Grays, a team in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball
League (which uses wooden bats) plays its home games
at Hoy Field. The Gallaudet administration has nothing
to do with the DC Grays operations. According to the
DC Grays website, two Gallaudet players – William
Bissell and Tommy Barksdale is with the team. The first
game is today. Hope our Gallaudet players do well.
The Grays have players from many NCAA-I baseball programs,
whereas Gallaudet plays on the NCAA-III level.

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