Jack Grinold Eastern Massachusetts Chapter
National Football Foundation
On March 18 the Chapter’s Scholar-Athlete selection committee gathered at Milton Academy to select the 33 recipients of the 2014 Scholar-Athlete Awards. The committee was helmed for the first time by Pembroke High School Coach Bob Bancroft, who has assumed the chair upon the retirement from the position of former Brookline coach Ed Schluntz who stepped down after 38 years and nearly 700 scholar-athlete selections. The selection committee this year consisted of Carlin Lynch, Dr. George Kovach, MIT Dean of Admissions Stu Schmill, retired Natick coach Tom Lamb, retired Milton Academy coach Tom Flaherty, Boston Globe High School Sports Editor Bob Holmes, and Schluntz. The group of 33 will be honored at the Chapter’s 39th Annual Scholar Athlete Banquet on Sunday, May 4 at the Boston/Newton Marriott.The 2014 recipients.
The Thomas & Jean Yawkey Center on the Boston College campus hosted the Chapter’s annual New Balance coaches clinic on March 15th. A record 350 coaches turned out for the clinic that featured speakers from college programs throughout the northeast. Included in this year’s clinic was the opportunity for coaches to be on the field in the Boston College Alumni Stadium Practice Bubble to view B.C.’s first
Boston College Head Coach Steve Addazio welcomes the group