Tom Keating serves as the Executive Director of the Iowa High School Athletic Association. He served as president of Xavier High School in 2018-19 after leading as principal for 14 years. Prior to his work at Xavier, he taught, coached and served as activities director at Wahlert Catholic High School in Dubuque.
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Tom has written four graduate courses for Drake University on goal-setting, team-building, parent-coach relationships and coaching for success. He has taught graduate courses on teaching and coaching.
Tom’s volleyball teams at Wahlert Catholic High School won 11 state championships. He was named National Volleyball Coach of the Year twice – in 2004 and 2005. He has been inducted into the Iowa Volleyball Coaches Hall of Fame and the National Association of Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame. He also serves on the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s Board of Control.
The National Catholic Education Association named Tom “National Educator of the Year” in 2010.
Tom and his wife Jodi have been married for 39 years. They have three sons, Kevin (Brittany) who is 35 and lives in Waukee, Tim who is 32 and lives in Cedar Rapids and Ryan who is 19 and attends Loras College山东体彩11选5开奖.
Tom has always lived by the belief that “we either get better or worse; we never stay the same.”
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