Saturday, August 13 2022

11-17-21, Que Tucker, Commissioner, NCHSAA

Our Guest Speaker for this meeting will be Que Tucker, Commissioner of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association. A native of Rockingham County, Tucker came to the Association in 1991 after a stint as an assistant coach for the North Carolina State University women’s basketball program. She worked under storied head coach Kay Yow. Among her duties there was to oversee the team’s academic progress.

Prior to becoming Commissioner, Tucker serve as the Assistant Executive Director, developing the Association’s student services program, one of the unique offerings by a state association in the country. The program dealt with substance abuse education, leadership development, academic accountability, and citizenship. She helped organize the Student-Athlete Summer Institute (SASI) programs across the state. To operate this program, she oversaw a budget of over $500,000, state monies from the NC General Assembly.

Tucker was an outstanding athlete at Stoneville High School in Rockingham County and went from there to Mars Hill College. She played basketball and graduated in 1974 with a B.S. degree in physical education. Tucker earned her master’s degree in physical education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1977, serving as a graduate assistant in women’s volleyball and basketball. Her first teaching position was in the McDowell County system, where she taught and coached at West McDowell Junior High in Marion, NC. She finished her public school career teaching at Reidsville Junior High while serving as Varsity Volleyball and Basketball Coach at Reidsville High School.

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

12/1/21 – Special Guest Speaker to be announced
12/15/21 – Stay Tuned!!!
1/5/22 – Stay Tuned!!!


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