Chatham Athletic Director Scott Thomas To Step Down
by Eric Adler
CHATHAM – After a decade at the helm, Scott Thomas has decided to step
down as athletic director at Chatham High School at the end of the
The decision comes on the
heels of the Monomoy regional merger, which will unite all of Chatham
and Harwich's athletic teams beginning this fall.
Thomas, who took over as AD at Chatham in
the fall of 2002, has also served as the Chatham boys varsity soccer
coach since 2003 and the varsity baseball coach since 2004. He said he
has withdrawn his name from consideration to coach those sports at
Thomas declined to go into detail at this
time as to why he's resigning all three posts, but said, “The
decision to step down was a difficult one that I made with a heavy
heart, but it's the best thing for me and my family under the
last week for the position of Monomoy's boy's soccer coach along with
Harwich boys soccer coach Tony Catanzaro. He said Chatham Principal Paul
Mangelinx and Harwich Principal Kevin Turner could not agree who to
select for the job, but that they would eventually have to come to a
consensus. Thomas then withdrew his name from the running. He has chosen
not to apply for the position as Monomoy's baseball coach either.
Thomas will remain
Chatham's PE and Health teacher. He said he plans to comment more about
his decision to step down from his athletic roles in the near future.
Thomas compiled a
99-54-23 record as Chatham's soccer coach and 109-74 record as its
baseball coach (including a 3-5 mark so far this season).
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