WIAA Hall of Fame Contact
WIAA Assistant Executive Director
|Bill Harris |
Bill Harris began his teaching career at Federal Way High School where he taught math. He started as an assistant coach in track and field in 1963 and became the head coach for track and field and cross country in 1965. During his time there, he has won six Girls Track League Championships, 10 Girls Cross Country Championships, two track and field State Team Championships and has coached athletes with 12 individual state championship records.
In 1996, Bill retired from teaching, and from 1997-99, he served as the athletic director at Federal Way High School. In addition, he has and continues to be the West Central District III co-manager for the combination 3A-4A track meet which includes well over 800 participants. His dedication and contribution to the sport of track has not gone unrecognized by the West Central District III Executive Board, which honored him and his wife Kathy with the Meritorious Service Award in 2002. In 2007 he was inducted into the Washington State Track and Field Hall of Fame and in 2008 he was inducted into the Federal Way School District Hall of Fame.