Liam Frawley
Liam has been a professional educator for 25 years as a teacher, athletic trainer, coach and administrator. He has been the Director of Athletics, Physical Education, Health and Safety for the South Orangetown Central School District (Tappan Zee HS) in Orangeburg, NY since July 2005. Prior to taking on his role in South Orangetown, Liam worked in the collegiate and private school setting as well as eight seasons as an athletic trainer in professional baseball.

Liam is currently the Vice President and Chair of Professional Development for the New York State Athletic Administrators Association (NYSAAA). He was the conference planner for the NYSAAA annual conference in 2013. Liam’s program at Tappan Zee High School was awarded the 2013 National Interscholastic Athletic Program of Excellence by Coach & Athletic Director Magazine as the top public school program in the nation for the overall student-athlete experience they provide. In 2011 Liam was named a National Finalist for the Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach Award. Liam was also named the NFHS 2016 Coach Educator of the Year.

Liam is on the National Teaching Faculty for the NIAAA and National Co-Chair for the LTC 627 course in Sports Medicine. He is a New York State approved instructor for the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) anti bullying course for educators. He has been published in Coach & Athletic Director, High School Today and NFHS Coaches Quarterly. He has made presentations on Infusing Character in Athletics and on Coaches Professional Development in Educational Based Athletics at the National, State and Local levels.

Liam received his B.S. in Physical Education, M.A. in Counseling and Professional Diploma in School District Administration all from Manhattan College. He is currently writing his dissertation for an Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership at Grand Canyon University. Back Button