Former Wahlert Catholic High School Activities Director and Hall of Fame volleyball coach Tom Keating has been named the next Executive Director of the Iowa High School Athletic Association. Keating says he’s excited for the challenge. Keating will become the sixth executive director in the history of the association on July first and will take over for outgoing executive director Alan Beste, who announced his retirement. Keating has served on the Board of Control since 2008 and says he will draw from that experience as he looks to guide IHSAA into the future.
Keating served as teacher, coach, and activities director at Wahlert, from1980 to 2004 where the Golden Eagles won 11 state volleyball championships and was named named NFHS National Coach of the Year in 2003.