Doris "Tiz" Griffith, a Senior Instructor in Kinesiology at Penn State Brandywine, has been named to the University's Robert J. Scannell Roll of Honor for Distinguished Service and Contributions to Penn State's Commonwealth Campus Athletic Programs.
Griffith was athletic director at Penn State Brandywine from 1988-2004. She has served as head coach of the women's field hockey teams, men's and women's tennis teams as well as the coed team tennis squad, and was named Tennis Coach of the Year in 1988.
She was presented the award in ceremonies at University Park on Monday, April 24. She was introduced by campus athletic director Joe DiAntonio, and Marty Ogle, athletic director at Penn State Mont Alto, who spoke on her behalf.
Griffith, who holds degrees from Temple and West Chester universities, was an outstanding athlete in her own right. She was elected to the Temple University Hall of Fame in 1983, and the Delco Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 1990. Academically, her Scholarly/Research Interests include the Commonwealth Educational System Research Consortium.
The award is named in honor of the former Dean of the College of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation and later Vice-President and Dean of Penn State's Commonwealth Education System, and is presented annually to a coach, faculty or staff member who serves campus athletic, intramural and recreation programs with distinction.
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