Head tennis coach Walter Shinn will be one of the Flagler coaches celebrated at the "Honoring the Legends" banquet on Sept. 20.
Aug. 29, 2012
Flagler College will honor the exceptional leadership of baseball coach Dave Barnett, men’s basketball coach Bo Clark and tennis coach Walter Shinn at the “Honoring the Legends” banquet on Sept. 20.
The 6 p.m. event will include a social, silent auction and dinner in the Ponce de Leon dining hall.
Barnett is in his 26th year at the helm of the Flagler College baseball program. His overall record is 751-610 and he ranks No. 16 in Division II for active coaches in victories.
Men’s basketball coach Bo Clark is in 27th year at the head of the program. He has amassed a record of 441-295 and led the Saints to three straight trips to the NAIA Division II National Tournament from 2003-2005. Clark’s teams have posted 20 or more wins 10 times including five years in a row, from 2000-01 to 2004-05.
Over the course of his 34 years as the women’s tennis head coach and 22 as the men’s, Walter Shinn has coached more than 60 NAIA All-Americans in women’s tennis and more than 20 on the men’s side. Shinn is a five-time NAIA Coach of the Year in women’s tennis, having led Flagler College to five national titles in those years (1987-88-89-90-91). He is also a member of the NAIA Coaches Hall of Fame, inducted in 2000.
Tickets to the event are $75. Those who are taking part in the Sept. 21 President’s Golf Classic at the TPC Sawgrass can purchase tickets for $50. Corporate tables of eight are available for $1000.
For more information or to make reservations, call College Relations at 904-819-6205 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.