College course sparks McCorkle's coaching career

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College course sparks McCorkle's coaching career

Postby Tom Nolette » Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:58 am

College course sparks McCorkle's coaching career

...He decided to teach the sport in which he participated at Mt. Ararat, and he enjoyed it so much he chose to pursue a coaching career after graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Recreation and Tourism Management in 2016.

Fast forward one year, and McCorkle is now starting his first season as the St. Dominic Academy swim coach.

“I had no intentions of being a swim coach,” McCorkle said. “I had to for a class where I had to teach an activity to a kids for a semester. The aquatics director at the Y got in contact with me and needed an assistant. I started coaching and loved it. By March of my senior year, I was applying for jobs as a swim coach.”

As a recreation major, the reason he fell into coaching was that he likes working with kids and helping them stay active. ... -mccorkle/
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