A Buckeye will likely be working the Bucks.
Ohio State College graduate Daniel Magas is the brand new athletic director and assistant principal at Bucksport Excessive Faculty.
He’s changing Aaron Ward, who’s now principal at Bucksport Center Faculty. Ward had spent three years because the assistant principal-athletic director at Bucksport Excessive.
The 29-year-old Magas had been a science instructor and the boys soccer coach at Bangor’s William S. Cohen Faculty the previous two years. Final 12 months he earned a normal faculty administration license from the College of Maine.
“I really like sports activities and had been trying to get into faculty administration. This assistant principal-athletic director place is an ideal match for me,” stated Magas.
“I’m actually excited to be right here. I’ve jumped into the neighborhood and have seen how vital sports activities are. It’s actually inspiring for me. I wish to uphold the custom of excellence each athletically and academically,” added Magas.
Magas stated he has seen how vital sports activities are to the neighborhood and that he desires to “uphold the custom of excellence each athletically and academically.” He has inherited a program that has not too long ago gained three Class C North titles and one state championship.
The Bucksport women soccer workforce gained its first ever state title final 12 months whereas the softball and baseball groups earned regional championships this spring earlier than dropping within the state finals.
“I’m trying to proceed that excellence that has been demonstrated right here for some time,” Magas stated.
Magas is a local of Cincinnati, Ohio, who swam and performed soccer in highschool earlier than attending Ohio State.
“Most of my athletic expertise administratively got here from after I was at Ohio State. I labored for the leisure sports activities division and oversaw some intramural and membership sports activities,” he stated. “I used to be liable for scheduling, hiring officers and issues like that.”
He acquired a level in neuroscience at Ohio State and in addition participated in a lot of intramural sports activities after which went on to attend Arizona State the place he earned a grasp’s diploma in training.
Magas returned to Columbus, Ohio, the place he taught and coached center faculty soccer on the Wellington Faculty for 3 years.
Magas, who lives in Bangor together with his spouse, Hannah, stated he has been busy however all the pieces has been “nice” to date.
“The workers, coaches and gamers have been improbable and the neighborhood has been nice,” he stated. “They’re all making it a better transition than it might have been.”