Collection # DRT-130.0-003
WA Football Programs,
Main Entry: Athletic Director
The first Athletic Director for Woodward Academy was Ira Sanderson.
At that time, the Athletic Director was also head of the Physical
Education Department. When Sanderson became Director of Admissions
in 1973, Petty Ezell, a biology teacher and football, basketball,
and baseball coach, was appointed AD. Ezell retired from the school
in 2000 and was replaced by Dave Chandler, who had been a coach
and principal of the Middle School.
Graham Hixon became the head football coach in 1963. After many
successful years, including two state championships in 1970 and
1980, Hixon retired in 1987. Johnny Stallings, who came to GMA
in 1966, became head football coach in 1988 and retired after
the 1997 season. He was followed as head coach in 1998 by Dale
Wiggins who came to WA in the early 1980s.
Scope and Content:
Arranged in chronological order, this collection consists of football
programs beginning in 1998. See Collection #DRT-130.0-002 for
previous GMA and WA football programs. Systematic collection of
football programs began in 1998 and continued through annual accrual
of department records transfer from the Athletic Director's Office.
Student Organizations- Band 230.4
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