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Robert Youtz

Robert Youtz, Athletic Director

Robert Youtz is in his 3rd year as Athletic Director at Phoenix Academy. During his time at Phoenix, he has helped to grow the new athletic program. Mr. Youtz grew up in East Canton, Ohio where he attended East Canton High School. After high school, he went on to Mount Union College where he ran track and cross country. After finishing his degree at Mount Union College he went on to obtain his Masters Degree in Public Administration. He was the Athletic Assistant at Bishop McGuinness High School for six years and directed the Regional and State Cross Country meets during his time there. While at Bishop McGuinness, Mr. Youtz was the head cross country and track coach for ten years and lead his teams to 6 State Championships, 1 in track and 5 in cross country. He also had the opportunity to coach 4 runners up in the state cross country and track championships and coached 11 Conference Championship teams in cross country. Mr. Youtz also served as the Athletic Director for 3 years at Our Lady of Mercy School. Mr. Youtz has been the Physical Education teacher for K-5 at Phoenix Academy since 2015. He serves on the NC Track and Cross Country Coaches Association and is a USATF Level Certified Coach and a USATF Certified official.

Mr. Youtz can be contacted through email at ryoutz@pahp.com.