Return to Headlines

Athletic director earns Zone Award

 

Athletic director earns Zone Award

Athletic director earns Zone Award

Southampton School District Athletic Director Darren Phillips was recognized as the Suffolk Zone Physical Education Director of the Year by the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at a ceremony on Jan. 20. 

He earned the designation after his district’s physical education staff nominated him for the noteworthy title. 

“I am honored to receive this award and grateful to work with an amazing physical education staff,” said Phillips. “They continually work to improve physical education every year by providing a quality program for our students that teaches and reinforces the importance of lifelong physical activity and good nutrition.” 

He added of the honor, “This award is a testament to the growth and evolution of our physical education program over the past 20 years since I started at Southampton.”

Photo courtesy of the Southampton Union Free School District