Raleigh, NC, May 15, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Dr. Robert Littlejohn, head of school at Trinity Academy of Raleigh (www.trinityacademy.com), a preK-12 college preparatory school community located in North Raleigh, has announced that the academy has hired David Schenk as athletic director. In this position, Schenk will oversee and provide direction for all Trinity Academy athletic teams, athletes and coaches.
Before joining Trinity Academy, Schenk was the director of NetWorks Ballhandling Club, where he helped to start up and run a character education program serving the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS). He also assisted in running the Skill Development programs for NetWorks in the Triangle area. Schenk served as the varsity men’s basketball coach at Trinity Academy from 2004 to 2006. He earned his Bachelor of Science in sports management from N.C. State University and earned his Master of Business Administration from Campbell University. Schenk is a member of Providence Baptist Church and the NetWorks and WCPSS Ballhandling Club. He resides in Morrisville, N.C. with his wife, Jenn, and the couple is expecting their first child.
“We are pleased to have David with us,” said Littlejohn. “His passion for education through athletics and his enthusiasm for all sports are a daily inspiration to faculty and staff.”
“I have always loved being around sports and have felt called to serve in the field of athletics,” said Schenk. “I enjoy seeing the transformation that athletics bring in the thoughts, words and actions of the kids.”
About Trinity Academy of Raleigh:
Trinity Academy of Raleigh is a preK-12 college preparatory school community located just off I540 in North Raleigh. Founded in 1995, the school focuses on educating the whole person, with its strong emphasis on the classical liberal arts and sciences, sports, the fine arts, and spiritual formation. The top 1/3 of Trinity's 2008 graduating class averaged more than $101,000 per student in merit-based scholarships from various colleges and universities. Trinity Academy is also committed to being a resource for the Triangle community, creating partnerships with area churches and community organizations such as the YMCA, North Wake Baseball, The Princeton Review, and many others. Trinity Academy currently enrolls 328 students and employs 55 faculty and staff, under the direction of Head of School Robert Littlejohn, Ph.D. For more information, call (919) 786-0114, or visit www.trinityacademy.com.
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