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  • 2016 Induction Class
David Montgomery

Special Recognition for Coaching and Contribution to the Athletic Program

• Coached sports at Germantown Academy for eight years (1967-1974)

• Served as a line coach for the varsity football team

• Coached the eighth grade basketball team

• Began his GA journey while an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania and continued through graduate school and the first four years of his career at the Philadelphia Phillies

• Started working for Phillies for $150 a week

• Promoted to Phillies’ Director of Sales and Marketing by the mid-1970s

• Went on to become Executive Vice President and President of Phillies

• Worked on Major League Baseball’s Labor Policy Committee, Scheduling Committee and Enterprises Committee

• Credited with helping create the wild card in MLB playoffs and the revenue-sharing system

• A 1964 alumnus of the William Penn Charter School

• Attended the University of Pennsylvania where he was a history major

• Studied marketing research at The Wharton School of business

• Current Chairman of the Philadelphia Phillies

• Served as Team President during the 2008 Phillies World Series Championship season

• Was the Business Manager during the 1980 Phillies World Series Championship season

• Member of the team administration during Phillies National League pennant seasons in 1980, 1983, 1993, 2008 and 2009

“Coaching at Germantown Academy was undoubtedly one of the best times of my life. It also opened several doors for me. Most notably the opportunity to work at the Phillies, but also the opportunity to continue coaching (The Philadelphia Little Quakers) for three years.”