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Steve Darling Named Strength Coach of the Year

Steve Darling Named Strength Coach of the Year

Steve Darling P ’21, ’23, Milton’s director of strength and conditioning, received the Massachusetts State Coach of the Year award from the National High School Strength Coaches Association (NHSSCA). Darling works with Milton student-athletes to help them perform at the highest levels and achieve their goals while keeping their physical and mental well-being a top priority.

Darling has worked at Milton since 2002 and has served the school in many capacities, including as head coach of the boys’ track team, a throws coach for the boys’ and girls’ track and field teams, a member of the counseling outreach program, and a faculty member in Hathaway House. As a certified athletic trainer, Darling also works with the athletic training staff, and he teaches Health, Project Adventure, and Fitness Concepts through Milton’s physical education program. The NHSSCA award, he says, is one of the highlights of his career. “I am a lucky guy with the best job in the world.”

The Community Issue

What do we owe to one another, our communities, and the world? In this issue, we take a look at what “community” means to Milton and the ways in which the school goes beyond the jargon to create genuine, mutually beneficial, lasting connections.