Behind the Scenes of Sports: Q&A with Marcus Marsall

Courtney Sullivan Wu | csullivanwu@dtechhs.org | June 27, 2018 Marcus Marsall, d.tech’s Athletics Director and Attendance Coordinator, is an integral part of d.tech’s developing sports culture. Marsall joined d.tech in October 2016. Q: How was it running the sports program at a completely new school with a small sports culture? It definitely has its challenges but …

Running a Sports Team

By: Bradley Kishiyama Design Tech expanded its athletics program by adding track as a spring sport. Design Tech continues to race down its track to success. On February 14th, d.tech held its first ever track practice, which officially made it d.tech’s third spring sport, joining baseball and swimming. 24 d.tech students gathered on the Bay …

Should College Athletes Get Paid?

By Jalen Thornley The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is the highest governing body in college sports, and sets the rules and regulations that college athletes abide by both n and off the court. The NCAA has set strict guidelines that athletes and colleges must follow, one of which states that student-athletes may not receive …

Marcus’ Wisdom and Life Path: A Q&A

By Leslie Mezquita The Dragon conducted an interview with Marcus Marshall, d.tech’s Athletic Director. Like some of us, he didn’t know what he wanted to do when he was older, and went through many twists and turns to get here. Marcus’ previous careers include… Juvenile officer  personal trainer Worked for a gym in Las Vegas …

Basketball & Me: a Q&A with William Yu

By Nichika O’Malley One of the most popular sports in the whole world is basketball. William Yu, a junior a Design Tech, has been playing basketball for six years along with his freshman brother, Anthony. As one of the best players on the team nears the end of his high school career, we sat down …

How Marcus Stays Healthy, Sporty: a Q&A

By Sammie Tse Throughout the three years that d.tech has been around, we have had different athletic directors. This year, we brought in a new member, Marcus Marshall. I sat down to find out how important he thought health and sports.  Q: How important would you consider health? Health is an essential part of living. However, …