AD of Influence: Washington

Tim Graham is one the most impactful athletic leaders in Washington and across the nation.

AD of Influence: Washington

Tim Graham is one the most impactful athletic leaders in Washington and across the nation.

Graham is a member of the NIAAA national faculty and teaches three classes at the national athletic director conference, two of which he designed, including sessions on student center character development and fundamentals of high school public relations. In 2016 Graham received the Bruce Whitehead Distinguished Service Award.

During Graham’s tenure as AD, Tumwater athletics has enjoyed an abundance of success on the field. Since his hiring, the baseball team has made six trips to the state tournament, boys basketball has made five state appearances, girls basketball has advance to state six times and the boys and girls soccer teams have earned state playoff spots two and six times, respectively.

The football team has notched 12 trips to the state playoffs, including a state title in 2010, with the fastpitch team winning a state championship in 2006 and the volleyball squad securing three state titles (2008, 2014 and 2016) over that same span.

Tim Says:

“I’ve just been very fortunate to be a part of the the Tumwater School District.”

About Bound ADs of Influence

This award is specifically designed to recognize and honor athletic directors who demonstrate exceptional leadership and positively impact the lives of those they lead, including students and coaches. The award recognizes those individuals who display creativity, innovation, and a passion for using technology to drive positive change within their athletic programs.

Athletic directors who are nominated for this award must demonstrate a commitment to excellence and an unwavering dedication to their teams. They must be able to inspire their athletes and coaches to achieve their best, while also fostering an environment of inclusivity, sportsmanship, and fair play.

The Bound Athletic Director of Influence recognition award is a highly respected accolade in the field of athletics, and it serves as a symbol of the recipient's dedication to the growth and development of their program, their athletes, and their community. It is an honor to receive this award, and we are proud to recognize those who have made a significant impact on the lives of others through their work as an athletic director.

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