12/12/18 – Albert Einstein High School PTSA and Boosters Present: Journeys in College Athletics

A Panel Discussion with Former College Athletes

Ever wondered what it is like to be a college athlete?

How does one prepare to play college sports?

What are the advantages and disadvantages?

What is life like after college sports?

Insights into these and other questions will be provided by a diverse panel of former college athletes and coaches from multiple sports spanning varying levels of competition.

December 12, 2018 @ 7:00PM

Albert Einstein High School Cafeteria 

All ages are welcome-No charge

Please RSVP to mattkirwin@yahoo.com

Panel Includes

Robert Burke is a former Division I Head Basketball Coach with over 20 years of college coaching & recruiting experience at variety of different institutions including UMBC, Mount Saint Mary’s, Princeton, Air Force Academy, and Georgetown. He has coached in six NCAA Tournaments including the 2007 Final Four. Coach Burke is a graduate of Haverford College (DIII) and Gonzaga College High School in DC and played basketball at both schools. He owns and operates one of the premier instructional basketball programs in Montgomery County, SPDBasketball.

PD Moore is from Cape May Court House, NJ and played D1 football (FCS) at Towson University where he is recent inductee into the university’s Athletic Hall of Fame. PD graduated in 2005 with a degree in Biology and earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Howard University College of Pharmacy in 2011. He currently works as a college professor for Shenandoah University and coaches 7U football for the Silver Spring Saints. 

Tony Korson is a 2001 graduate of Walt Whitman HS, and was a Washington Post 1st Team All Met Player.  Tony earned a scholarship to pitch at UMBC, and then transferred to start up baseball program, Florida Gulf Coast University where he set several pitching records including pitching in the programs first ever game.  Tony graduated in 2005 with a degree in Business Finance and and took this knowledge to start Koa Sports which offers youth sports instruction for baseball, basketball, field hockey, flag football, and tennis.  

Shira Fishman Printup played basketball at Tufts University (a D3 school in Medford, Massachusetts). She is from Silver Spring, played on a local AAU team, then Montgomery Blair High School, and then Tufts. She is currently a high school math teacher at McKinley Technology High School in NE DC.

Jason Herrick played soccer at the University of Maryland College Park and was First Team All ACC. He graduated in 2010 and was drafted by the Chicago Fire of the MLS. He now works at Morgan Stanley. 

Jules Riley is from Pennsylvania and played D1 field hockey at Robert Morris University.  She was named co-captain and received All-Metro-Atlantic Athletic Conference Honors during her career. She now coaches field hockey at Koa Sports