Congratulations to former Titans Volleyball player and current Assistant coach Tara Leithead who has just been selected to receive the BRYCE M. TAYLOR AWARD!
This award is presented to the female graduating student-athlete who has, throughout her undergraduate years, made outstanding contributions to varsity athletics at York University. Leadership, dedication, enthusiasm and participation in all aspects of varsity sport are considered qualifications for this award. As a nominee for this award Tara was also the recipient of the prestigious Lions Legacy Award.
Tara Leithead – Volleyball (history at York)
• Key role player who has switched positions multiple times throughout her career
• 3-time academic all-Canadian
• Completing a double major in social work and education
• Has completed two placements for her programs –TDSB and Children’s Aid Society
• President of York Sport Council
• Plans Lions 4 Lions events and leads community service initiatives – LeadHERS, Relay for Life, Dig for a Cure, Shoreham sport clinics
• Known as the “mother hen” of the team
• Works at the Tait front desk as a client services representative
• 3-time recipient of the Mary Lyons Award
• Assistant coach for one of Titans Volleyball Association’s 13U team
We are so proud of you Tara!!