The Downey Legend

Previously the boys golf coach at Downey High School, Mr. Sanders now focuses on teaching AP European History and Economics. Sanders stopped coaching to focus on raising his family.

The heart of a coach, the mind of a teacher

Serene Gallardo , Community Section Editor April 2, 2014

At Downey High, teachers tend to take on twice as much as expected – that is, alongside teaching curriculum courses, they take hand in coaching a team. Managing both classrooms full of students and a...

Mr. Witkin talks about his plans for next year’s lacrosse team, because he is currently stepping down as varsity coach and to focus more on the JV players. “I’m going to try to develop the JV players so they can be ready for varsity,” Witkin said.

From coach to father

Hanna Suarez, Editor-in-Chief June 14, 2013

The end of the school year marks the end of head lacrosse coach Scott Witkin’s leadership for the varsity team. With his experience as a NCAA coach professional lacrosse player himself, Witkin started...

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