Full Description: Taking place as scheduled. There will be continuous shuttle van service between the top level (P1) of the Reese-Shackelford parking garage and Swasey Chapel. Ted Barclay served for 35 years as an Associate Professor of Physical Education, coach of several sports, and administrator at Denison University, retiring in 1997. He launched Denison’s men’s swimming program upon starting at Denison in 1962, and headed the program for 18 years. He also coached the men’ soccer team for 25 years. In both sports, he achieved high levels of success at the conference and national levels. In 1979, he became Director of Men’s Athletics, a post he held for 12 years. During his tenure in that position, he played a significant role in founding the North Coast Athletic Conference, in which Denison’s teams continue to compete today. He also served one-year stints as interim head coach of men’s lacrosse and tennis, and later headed the women’s soccer team for 4 years and men’s golf team for 14 years, even continuing his golf coaching responsibilities for 6 years after retiring. Following his retirement, he was formally honored by being inducted into Denison’s Athletic Hall of Fame and by the dedication of Barclay-Thomsen Field (named for Ted and his close friend and longtime Denison men’s lacrosse coach, Tommy Thomsen).
Address: Swasey Chapel, Denison University, 200 Chapel Drive, Granville, OH 43023
Open to Public: Yes