WASHINGTON – Gallaudet University Adjunct Professor and Gallaudet alum Carla Masi has been nominated by sophomore offensive lineman Leo Parnell to be an "Honorary" Gallaudet Football Coach for the Bison's (4-0, 1-0 ECFC) upcoming Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) game against Norwich University (2-2, 1-0 ECFC) on Saturday, Oct. 12, at noon at Hotchkiss Field.
The honor recognizes Masi's commitment to teaching and leading the Bison student-athletes on a daily basis in the classroom and going above and beyond her job requirements to ensure their success. Her impact on student-athletes is evident throughout Gallaudet.
"Thanks to individuals like Carla we are able to put well-rounded young men on the field who are both great students and great athletes. Her work in the Gallaudet community is noticed and appreciated by all," said Gallaudet football head coach Chuck Goldstein.
Masi will lead the team onto the field an hour before kickoff and spend the rest of the game on the Bison sideline.