Come Meet Robert Scalise, Director of Athletics at Harvard University
The Harvard Club of Naples cordially invites you to join us for cocktails and a conversation with Robert Scalise, Harvard's Director of Athletics.
Robert L. Scalise, Harvard's John D. Nichols '53 Family Director of Athletics, has overseen an era of tremendous success for the nation's largest Division 1 athletics program. The seventh person to hold the position. Scalise leads an organization made up of 42 varsity sports, a myriad of clubs and intramural programs, more than 1,200 intercollegiate athletes and a broad array of wellness and recreation programs and facilities. This is Scalise's last year as Director of Athletics. Join us to hear about the past and future of Harvard Athletics!
In 18 years as director of athletics, Scalise has seen Harvard win 22 national team championships and 144 Ivy League titles, including a school-record 14 conference crowns in both the 2004-05 and 2013-14 seasons. In addition, the 46 Ivy League championships won by the Class of 2017 set a new Harvard record for most conference titles by a graduating class. While Harvard puts special emphasis on Ivy League championships, the department has had considerable success on a national level under Scalise by winning team and/or individual national championships in 11 of the last 13 seasons. Born in New York City and a 1967 graduate of Uniondale (N.Y.) High School, Scalise has extensive ties to Ivy League athletics. A 1971 Brown alumnus, Scalise was selected three times to the All-Ivy League lacrosse team and twice named All-American and All-New England . He led the nation in scoring (47 goals) as a junior, then co-captained the squad in 1971 when he set an NCAA record by scoring 11 times against Connecticut while helping the Bears advance to the inaugural NCAA men's lacrosse tournament. As a senior, Scalise was named the recipient of the Brown University Sportsmanship Award and the Sports Illustrated Award of Merit.
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5:30PM Wed 19 Feb 2020, Eastern timezone
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