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Anthony Johnson has been Bishop McNamara's Athletic Director since the 1992 school year. As a class of 1988 alum, Mr. Johnson has a long standing presence with the Mustangs. He began as a teacher cultivating young minds in the history department. Through the years, Mr. Johnson has dedicated his time to provide services as a Guidance Counselor, Dean of Students and for the past 10 years as Athletic Director to 19 boys and girls sports. He is responsible for overseeing the athletic department's entrepreneurial efforts, long-term planning, day-to-day and game day operations, the direct supervision of team budgets and operations, facilities upkeep and programming, and serves as the WCAC Tennis commissioner.
During his time at Bishop McNamara, Mr. Johnson has had the pleasure to work with talented teams and athletes, most notably the 2003 and 2004 girls’ basketball teams who placed number one in the nation and received city and conference titles. He has also been a huge contributor in seeing through the school’s fantastic athletic facilitates such as the Tyoka Jackson turf field and the basketball gymnasium.
Anthony, husband to Sonya Johnson and father to Lamont Hannah ‘10, is proud to have been a part of McNamara’s achievements and strives to uphold its Catholic Doctrines. He received his undergraduate degree from Brandeis University, Waltham MA.
Mr. Goganious' vision of leadership corresponds to Bishop McNamara’s mission to graduate men and women who want to transform the world through Being Family, Building Respect, Educating Minds and Hearts, and Bringing Hope. As the Head Football Coach, Mr. Goganious imparts these kinds of values to foster a football team and sports program committed to athletic excellence.
Mr. Goganious served as the Assistant Head Football Coach at Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia, managing weekly defensive game plans, practice schedules, coordinating football clinics, developing strategic relations with sponsors, and serving as a liaison to the National Football League. Beyond his passionate commitment to the Hampton University community, Mr. Goganious has served as the Sponsorship Manager for the American Bar Association. He brings a wealth of experience to Bishop McNamara, thanks to years of playing in Division I-A college football and in the National Football League.
After a distinguished college career as a linebacker for the nationally ranked Nittany Lions, he graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management in 1992, and was immediately drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the 3rd round of the NFL Draft. While playing for Head Coach Marv Levy, Mr. Goganious helped his team win two AFC Championships and advance to two Super Bowls.
After his retirement from the NFL, Mr. Goganious went on to pursue a career in business and coaching, achieving positions of prestige and earning titles of honor. He presently serves as President of Onyx Sports & Entertainment, has directed corporate relations for the American Heart Association, and served as the Executive Director of Aunt Hattie’s Place, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a safe, stable, nurturing, and long-term home for abused, abandoned, and neglected children in foster care.
Mr. Goganious got his start in coaching with the Hampton Roads Football camp. From there, Goganious became the Assistant Head football coach at North Point (Md.) High School, where he served from 2006-08. Keith Goganious then became Hampton’s defensive coordinator, serving under head coach Donovan Rose. While at the University, Mr. Goganious was instrumental in the development of All-MEAC selections Brandon Roundtree and Julio Sanchez in 2009.
Marty Keithline serves the Bishop McNamara community in several capacities. Having received his Bachelor Degree in Education from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, PA, he acts as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach, the Assistant Athletic Director, Honors Pre-Calculus teacher, and the Facilities Coordinator for school-wide activities. In addition to his work during the school year, Mr. Keithline directs the Mustang Boys Basketball Camps held during the summer at Bishop McNamara.
Balancing classroom and court education has been a benefit to the school and to the students. As a four year member of the Men’s Basketball Program at Kings, Mr. Keithline still ranks in the Top 3 in multiple scoring and 3-point shooting statistical categories, while being recognized as an All Middle Atlantic Conference performer and Honorable Mention All-American in his final two seasons. He has assisted numerous student-athletes in attending notable colleges and universities after graduation, through his education talents and recruitment here at Bishop McNamara and will continue to do so.
Ms. Jessica Nash has served the Bishop McNamara athletics population since the fall of 2006. She received her bachelor's degree in Sports Medicine from Lynchburg College in Virginia and master's degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion: Rehabilitation Science Track from California University of Pennsylvania. She has been a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association since 2002. In addition to her athletic training duties, Ms. Jessica also teaches Sports Medicine at Bishop McNamara.
Ms. Stephanie Tong joined Bishop McNamara in the fall of 2013. She earned her bachelor's degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Virginia and master's degree in Athletic Training from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and the Virginia Athletic Trainers' Association. In addition, Ms. Stephanie is also the Athletic Department’s administrative assistant.