Shawnee Public Schools has selected their new Athletic Director to replace former AD Mark Bowlan, who took a position as Principal at Grove Elementary prior to the beginning of the school year.
Mike Fair of Bonham, Texas is due to be introduced to staff on Wednesday, a source close to the decision told the News-Star.
Fair holds a master’s degree in sport and fitness administration/management from Eastern New Mexico University, graduating in 1995, according to his public LinkedIn profile. The profile also shows the he was an assistant coach for the Bonham High School football team and head golf coach from 2013-2016. He has also been head coach of the baseball team at three other Texas schools and on several football coaching staffs.
A tweet was sent to Fair from one of his former students to congratulate him on September 3, saying “Good luck in Shawnee, OK” and referring to a new job. Fair replied, “thanks I appreciate that.”
The Board of Education is expected to discuss the position at Tuesday's school board meeting.