Whatcom has officially introduced a Hall of Fame to honor its former athletes, coaches and teams athletic and societal excellence.
The college has opened the door for nominations to be considered by their own selection committee. Danny Day, the current Athletic Director at WCC spoke about his inspiration to form the Hall of Fame.
“Just trying to find the best way we can honor all those alumni and past coaches or contributors through orca athletics.” Day said.
At Whatcom Community College, the athletic department is working hard through the pandemic to prepare for the upcoming sports season. Players and coaches are working closely together to remain competitive in the Northwest Athletic Conference while also keeping player safety a top priority. In an email to WCC Horizon, Head Women’s Soccer Coach Mary Schroeder described some of the issues of continuing to work through a global pandemic.
Schroeder explained how her team was “excited about the opportunity to get some practices in this fall” and described the parameters in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, which includes athletes being allowed to train in group of up to 6 players, wearing masks and staying socially distanced unless they are participating in strenuous activity.
The Whatcom Community College Athletics program will include a cross
country team for the fall 2020 season, and will be coached by Jay Sloane.
Director for Athletics and Recreation at Whatcom, Danny Day, said the
college was looking for new opportunities to provide to students, and cross
country came up as a program that would benefit both the students and
Danny Day is looking forward to his first full season with the Orcas.
Danny Day, the recently hired Athletic and Recreations Director at Whatcom Community College, is in the process of adjusting to his new role and responsibilities.
“The Whatcom position was something that I felt really strongly about, said Day. “For me, it was an opportunity to move into more of a leadership role.”
By Tyler Howard
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