The Alexandria Sportsman’s Club has released its 2017 meeting schedule, kicking off with High School Football Coaches night Sept. 20 and announcing a special appearance by Washington Redskins great Darrell Green on Nov. 15.
A tradition for more than 50 years, High School Football Coaches Night will feature the head coaches from all four of Alexandria’s high schools. Those attending include: Panos Voulgaris, now in his sixth year at Episcopal High School. EHS has a 1-0 record this year and is currently ranked #11 by the Washington Post; Kevin Barger is in his second year at Bishop Ireton. BI is currently 0-3; T.C. Williams coach Jimmy Longerbeam is also in his second year. TC is in a new district this year and currently has a 2-1 record; and St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes coach, Bernard Joseph, who is in his ninth year. SSSAS currently has a 0-2 record.
The meeting will be held at the Old Dominion Boat Club, 1 King Stree, at 6:30 p.m. and signifies a move from Tuesday to Wednesday nights for the organization.
The current lineup for future ASC meetings includes: Oct. 18 - Mike Tackett, NY Times Washington Bureau editor. Tackett will speak about his experiences writing the book “The Baseball Whisperer” about a college summer league baseball team based in Clarinda, Iowa; Nov. 15 -- Redskins great Darrell Green. Paid membership dues and reserved seating only for this event.
The organization will also recognize the Athlete of the Month, a student athlete nominated by their coach and athletic department who has shown both academic and athletic prowess in the current athletic season.
For more information, visit www.alexandriavasports.org.