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GAme Of The Week: Meet Coach Dougherty

1. What do you love about coaching at your GA? 

The commitment and dedication shown by the players demonstrating that it is possible to be both an outstanding student and outstanding athlete.

2. Best coaching moment or memory? 

When a player approached me to tell me that she just quit playing soccer to focus on playing volleyball.

3. What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?

If you continue to challenge players, you will continue to be surprised at the outcome.

4. What advice would you give to middle school student hoping to play your sport in high school? 

Play, play, play. Indoors, outdoors. Hard court, grass, sand. You learn all of the skills just by playing the game.

5. Who has been your greatest coaching mentor? 

Doug Blystone, John Kunzier, and Scott Branson showed me that even college players like to have fun while playing the game.

6. What is your favorite movie? 

Field of Dreams.

"The GAme Of The Week" is a series that highlights one varsity team per week during the school year. Go GA!