Dyer returning as Williamsburg athletic director

August 14th, 2008    Author: Richard Crawford    Filed Under: Sports

Jim Dyer is the new athletic director at Williamsburg High School. He replaces Ron Ogden who resigned the position to take over the head football coaching job at Batavia High School.

This is Dyer’s second round at the athletic director’s position having previously served from 1997 until 2005 when Ogden took over after coming to ‘Burg from the Batavia School District. Dyer has been a member of the Williamsburg School District faculty for 33 years.

“I’ve only got two years left before I retire and I figured I can do just about anything for two years,” said Dyer who in his own right was an outstanding athlete. At Glen Este High School from where he graduated in 1969, he was an Eastern Hills League all-star in basketball and baseball and also competed in cross country.

Dyer praised his predecessor to whom he had been once been his predecessor.

Jim Dyer
"Ron has made things easier for me. He left everything completed that I needed to help me get going again like the scheduling of the sports activities and the bus transportation. . .

"I plan to continue working with the Williamsburg Hall of Fame. It is a very positive thing for the school and the community. I also have some ideas for a couple of fund raisers."

Dyer has coached the Wildcats' varsity boys basketball and baseball teams and the boys and girls track and field teams to some good success. He has also been a varsity assistant coach in football and coached the junior high football team at Williamsburg. He has been selected as the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division coach of the year on the hardwood and on the diamond.

His assigned himself his first self-made assignment was to schedule the high school gymnasium for summer activities that include basketball camps.

"I just need to get caught up on things. Things won't get real busy for me until the school year starts," Dyer said.
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