From Press Release Materials
The Fairhaven Public Schools is proud to announce the hiring of Christopher Carrig for the position of Athletic Director. Mr. Carrig received his Masters of Education from Endicott College in Athletic Administration. He is a double major who received his Bachelor of Science in Biology and his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Roger Williams University.
Mr. Carrig currently serves as the Assistant Athletic Director at Bishop Stang High School. He has been a teacher/coach at Bishop Stang since 2009. He has served as the Head Coach of the Men’s Club Lacrosse team at Roger Williams University since 2014. Mr. Carrig is a Certified Athletic Administrator and has certifications in HeadsUp through USA Football and as a Level 2 coach through USA Lacrosse.
The entire process has shown Mr. Carrig to be an extremely professional candidate with a passion for the overall development of the student-athlete.
His former athletic director Ryan Sylvia stated that, “He is a tireless worker with attention to every detail.”
His current athletic director Dennis Golden stated that, “He understands the student-athlete experience and has an innate ability for this job.”
A coach/counselor colleague stated that, “He has proven his tremendous value as a teacher and a coach, but has truly found his calling as a leader and athletic director.”
Finally, his department chair stated that, “He is a professional in every sense, and works hard to maintain excellent rapport with every one of his students.”
The Fairhaven Public Schools is fortunate to have hired such a talented individual to lead our athletic department. He will begin his duties in August prior to the 2018- 2019 school year.
The professional vacancy process for the AD vacancy was advertised in various media from June 13 to June 26. The district received 30 applica-tions for the position. The search team membership consisted of district administrators, building administrators, teacher-coaches, faculty, parents, and student athletes.
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