Darlington School: Episode 47: Boys' Spring Sports Preview 
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Episode 47: Boys’ Spring Sports Preview

March 3, 2022 | 178 views

Welcome to Episode 47 of The Darlington Podcast! 

In this episode, Head of School Brent Bell talks with boys' varsity coaches Reid Owens (tennis), Al Shorey (soccer), Brendan Leezer (lacrosse), Jared Willerson (golf), Kevin Hunt (track and field) and Matt Larry (baseball) about the spring athletic season at Darlington. You'll hear a little about each team and what we might expect to see over the next few months. 

Reid Owens has taught Spanish at the Upper School since 2017 and is the head coach of the boys' and girls' tennis teams. 

Al Shorey has taught math at the Upper School since 2013 and is the head coach of the boys' and girls' soccer teams. 

Brendan Leezer has taught science at the Upper School since 2016 and serves as the head boys' lacrosse coach. 

Jared Willerson has taught history at the Upper School since 2017 and also coaches volleyball, boys' basketball and golf.

Kevin Hunt has taught P.E. and coached at Darlington since 2007. He is the head coach of the boys' and girls' varsity track and field teams and the assistant head football coach, serving as the defensive coordinator and linebackers coach as well.

Matt Larry has served as Pre-K to 8 physical education teacher and head baseball coach since 2015.

The thrill of competition. The rush of a championship. Our athletic program offers you everything you'd expect from a private school. However, the Darlington athletic program is so much more. CLICK HERE to learn more about athletics at Darlington or schedule a private tour and see our facilities for yourself. 


The Darlington Podcast is a collaboration between the communication and advancement teams, and is hosted by various members of the school community. Episodes are released each Thursday morning and available on most podcast platforms (search for The Darlington Podcast in your podcast player). Once new episodes are posted, you'll also be able to find them at www.darlingtonschool.org/podcast. Please subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts so that you'll get the latest episode each week! 

The Darlington Podcast intro music was written and performed by Elliot Luitwieler ('22) and Kathryn Davidson ('22). Carson Raymond, director of major gifts, lends his voice, and editing and production is handled by Maddie Fox, content manager.

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