Wakefield School Basketball Coach and former NBA Coach Joe Harrington Host Celebrity Event - October 22, 2017 4pm - 6pm in the Wakefield Lower Gym

Part of the Wakefield Athletic Weekend, proceeds from this fundraising event will benefit the Wakefield athletic program

Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served

Guests Include Tom McMillen and “Lefty” Driesell


• Graduate of Duke with Masters from William and Mary
• Served as Head Basketball Coach: Davidson, University of Maryland, JMU, and Georgia State
• Retired with 786 wins
• Only college basketball coach to have coached two Rhodes Scholars
• Originator of "Midnight Madness”
• 1974 NCAA Award of Valor for saving 10 children from a fire
• 90% graduation rate with his players
• Coach of the Year at every school he coached
• Hall of Fame awards for: Virginia Sports, Duke, Washington DC, Maryland Athletic, and
National Collegiate Basketball.


• University of Maryland chemistry major and Valedictorian
• Rhodes Scholar
• All American at University of Maryland and inducted into the Hall of Fame
• Played for the Buffalo Braves, NY Knicks, Atlanta Hawks, Washington Bullets
• 1972 Olympian – Munich, Germany
• Author, “Out of Bounds”, focusing on the ethics of college athletes and the influence of money on sports

Ticket price: $200 per person

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Wakefield Athletic Weekend

October 21-23, 2017


Saturday, October 21st:

8:00am – 10:30am Wakefield School's 5K Run/Walk & Kids' Fun Run and Activities

11:00am - 3:00pm Wakefield Squash Club & Alumni Tournament, Tournament Host Coach Anthony Graham

1:00pm - 3:00pm Equestrian Demonstration at Beverly Equestrian, The Plains

3:00pm - 4:00pm Silver Bucket Alumni Basketball Tournament

~~~Booster Club Concessions Available~~~~

Sunday, October 22nd:

12:00pm – 1:00pm Alumni Luncheon with Basketball Coach Joe Harrington

1:30pm – 2:00pm Squash Tournament Final Match

2:00pm - 3:00pm Squash Exhibition Match and Q&A with Coach Anthony

1:30pm – 3:00pm Basketball Exhibition & Free Clinic featuring Coach Joe

4:00pm – 6:00pm Cocktails & Conversation hosted by Joe Harrington and featuring special guests including Tom McMillen

~~~Booster Club Concessions Available~~~~

Monday, October 23rd:

11:00pm Wakefield School's Golf Tournament
Shotgun Start

4:00pm Cocktails & Awards Reception

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