Donald Short

Donald Short
Athletic Director
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Building/Department Assignments:
Hopewell Area School District - District Staff
Hopewell Area School District - Administration

Biographical Information:

Mr. Don Short, Athletic Director/Trainer at Hopewell Area School District has been named Pennsylvania Region IV Athletic Director of the Year. In 1988, he became a certified athletic trainer, earning his Athletic Administrator certificate in 2003. Mr. Short was hired as Hopewell Area School District’s athletic trainer in 1989 and has served as the district’s athletic director since 2002. Mr. Short is a graduate of Allegheny College and Aliquippa High School.

During Mr. Short’s tenure at Hopewell, he has supervised and coordinated four PIAA and 13 WPIAL team championships as well as numerous section championships.

Mr. Short’s proudest accomplishment during his 17 years as athletic director was his involvement with the district’s recently renovated Tony Dorsett Stadium. From its conception to completion, Mr. Short was actively involved with coordination, overseeing the daily construction.

Mr. Short has served as MAC President from 2011-2013. His memberships include WPIAL Sports Medicine, PSADA, and has served as WPIAL game manager for many soccer, football, and volleyball events.

Don currently resides in the Hopewell School District with his wife, Lynn.

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