Academy alumnus Paul Thein held a succession of posts at community colleges in sports capacities, such as coach and administrator, prior to accepting his current position as President and CEO of the Greater Naples YMCA.
In many communities the YMCA is synonymous with youth camps, fitness classes, accessible gyms and helping individuals become healthier in body and mind. In his new post, Thein is actively utilizing his education from the Academy to work on curriculum and programs that benefit the youth in his community. He is advancing programs in youth football in addition to looking at ways to improve adult education in wellness matters and keeping pre-school open at his institution to help shift workers. Read More