Bryan Morgado named Athletic Director at Dade Christian

Thursday, December 20, 2018 0 Comments

Bryan Morgado named Athletic Director at Dade Christian
Dade Christian School has a new athletic director.
Bryan Morgado, a former baseball head coach at John A Ferguson High School, is now in charge of overseeing the work of coaches and related staff involved in athletic programs.
Under Morgado, the girls’ varsity volleyball team finished third in their district, and is headed for the states’s FCAA League along with the school’s flag football team.
Morgado praised volleyball head coach Aaron Vargas for a job well done.
“Coach Vargas has a done an excellent job preparing our girls throughout the course of the season,” said Morgado. “He’s a great teacher of the game and knows how to get the best out of our girls. He’s motivated and strides for excellence, our girls have taken a big step forward in their development as a volleyball program.”
At Ferguson, Morgado compiled a record of 27-19 in 2 seasons with the Falcons with wins over top programs such as Columbus, Braddock and Southwest. A graduate of Florida Christian in 2006, he was named first team All-State, first team All-American, and pitcher of the year for Miami-Dade County. Leading the Patriots to two state appearances and one state title. He was drafted by the Boston Red Sox but decided to attend the University of Tennessee.
At Tennessee, Morgado was named a Freshman All-American and a Team USA invitee. In 2009, Morgado was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the third round but decided to return to school for his junior season. In 2010, Morgado signed with the Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth round and began his professional career. He spent three seasons in the Phillies minor league system before needing surgery on his left shoulder, which ended his run with the Phillies.
He spent the following three years playing in Atlantic League where he was signed as a free agent by the Miami Marlins in 2015 and Atlanta Braves in 2016. Morgado retired at the end of 2016. He returned to school and received his Bachelor’s Degree in sports management and a minor in Business from the University of Tennessee in 2018.

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