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Barb Crowther

Athletic Leadership Recognition- Barb Crowther
Posted on 03/21/2017
Barb Crowther

Within the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board, there are a tremendous amount of influential athletic leaders whom we wish to recognize.  These exceptional staff members contribute to a competitive, vibrant, safe, and fair athletic experience for our student-athletes.  


From Monsignor Lee Catholic School in Orillia, we recognize the outstanding efforts of Barb Crowther.  Barb has been coaching throughout her entire teaching career, spanning over twenty years.


Barb was nominated by her colleagues who shared:


“She has volunteered countless hours to sport practices, games, meetings and team building activities. The number of recesses and lunch breaks that Barb has given up are endless. She can always be found in the gym or on the field after the dismissal bell rings.”


“From cross-country to track and field, basketball to volleyball, there isn't a sport that she has not coached. Not only does Barb organize and coach competitive teams for the Monsignor Lee Crusaders, she also runs house league/intramural programs to encourage skill development for younger and inexperienced players.  It is through these efforts that she promotes learning new skills and strategies, and more importantly, teaches students invaluable life skills such as cooperation, teamwork, faith, and perseverance.”


“Her competitive nature, passion for athletics, and love for her students, are what make Barb a positive role model to all around her. She is truly a phenomenal coach on and off of the playing field, and she would tell you, it is the smile on her students' faces that inspires her.”


Barb, thank you for your remarkable athletic leadership and commitment to Catholic education!



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