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Sunday, October 22, 2017 Wakefield School Upper Gym 4pm - 6pm
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Coach Joe and his guests, will offer a meet-and-greet, a panel discussion, and photo opportunities. Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served.
COACH JOE HARRINGTON
For those who are not aware of Coach Harrington’s many achievements, he was a star player for the Maryland Terrapins in the sixties. He drew the attention of the Boston Celtics however he chose to stay in Maryland and begin his career as a coach. From Maryland, he went on to highly successful stints as ahead coach at George Mason, Long Beach State, and the University of Colorado as well as two years with the Toronto Raptors.
COACH MARK TURGEON
• Entering his seventh season as Head Coach of University of Maryland’s men’s basketball team
• Named the 2015 Big Ten Coach of the Year.
• Coached in two of the best conferences in the country: ACC and Big Ten
• Lead the Terrapins to their third consecutive NCAA tournament
• Lead the Terrapins to their first Sweet 16 in 13 years in the 2015-2016 season
• Achieved ranking in the Associated Press top-25 for 36 consecutive weeks, 20 weeks in the top-10
COACH "LEFTY" DRIESELL
• Graduate of Duke with Masters from William and Mary
• Served as Head Basketball Coach: Davidson, University of Maryland, JMU, and Georgia State
• Retired with 786 wins
• Originator of "Midnight Madness”
• 90% graduation rate with his players
• Coach of the Year at every school he coached
• Hall of Fame awards for: Virginia Sports, Duke, Washington DC, Maryland Athletic, and
National Collegiate Basketball.
NBA GREAT AND U.S. CONGRESSMAN TOM MCMILLEN
• University of Maryland Chemistry major and Valedictorian
• Rhodes Scholar
• All American at University of Maryland and inducted into the Hall of Fame
• Played for the Buffalo Braves, NY Knicks, Atlanta Hawks, Washington Bullets
• 1972 Olympian – Munich, Germany
• Democratic U.S. Congressman for the 4th congressional district of Maryland from 1987 to 1993
• Author, “Out of Bounds”, focusing on the ethics of college athletes and the influence of money on sports
Ticket price: FREE!