Whittier College News Release
Sportsmanship Expert to Speak at Whittier College
Daniel E. Doyle, Jr.,
named by The Sporting News as one of the
WHEN: 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 26
WHERE: Graham Athletics Center at Whittier College
13847 Earlham Dr., Whittier
COST: Free and open to the public
ADD: Doyle is the man who conceived National Sportsmanship Day (NSD) and the World Scholar-Athlete Games. His appearance is sponsored by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC), and he will be appearing at all of the member campuses. Prior to his evening talk at Whittier, Doyle will meet with coaches and student-athletes throughout the day.
NSD is the largest sportsmanship program in the world. Last year it was celebrated in more than 12,500 schools in all 50 states and 101 countries. The 2001 World Scholar-Athlete Games welcomed delegates from 151 countries and all 50 states, making it the largest sports/cultural event in the world that year.
A graduate of Bates College and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, Doyle has served as head menís basketball coach at Trinity College and Kingswood-Oxford School in Connecticut and as assistant menís basketball coach at Brown University. He was New England College Coach of the Year for 1980Ė81.
Doyle founded the Institute for International Sport in 1986 after writing a paper at Fletcher on the creation of the Institute there. Currently working on the Encyclopedia of Sports Parenting, he is the author of the novel Are You Watching, Adolph Rupp?
INFORMATION: For information, call the department of athletics at (562) 907-4271.
Graham Athletics Center is located at the east end of Earlham Dr.
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