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     7th Grade Language Arts
    LMS Athletic Director
    LHS Softball Coach

    Mr. Chuck Moffatt
    Who is Mr. Moffatt?

    Why is he so "weird"?

    What makes him tick?

    • Born: Baltimore, Maryland
    • High Schools: Northeast High School (Pasadena, MD - 9th & 10th Grades) & Union City Area High School (Union City, PA - 11th & 12th Grades)
    • High-School Sports Played:  Baseball (4 years), Wrestling (2 years), & Indoor Track (1 year)
    • College: University of Wyoming - Bachelor of Arts in Elem. Education
    • U.S. States Lived In: Maryland, Pennsylvania, Wyoming, West Virginia, Texas, South Dakota, North Dakota, & Washington
    • Family: Wife (Kara), Kids (Sara, Conner, Jordan, & Justin) & Granddaughter (CharLee)
    • Other Family: Buck & Linda (dad and step-mom), Barb & Tom (mom and step-dad), Chris & Marc (brothers)
    • Wedding Location:  Newport, Oregon - 2001, on the beach
    • Dogs in My Family:  Cooper (yellow lab) - deceased Nov. 2012, Wilson (hound mix) - deceased May 2014, Kota (golden retriever & Chow mix) - deceased February 2017, Harley (golden retriever) - currently 7 years old, Boomer (German shepherd) - currently 1-and-a-half years old)
    • Best Buds (meaning the people I spend most of my time with):  My wife Kara, school buddy Bob Cameron, & school/coaching buddy Matt Sturm
    • Interests/Activities: Looking for black bears, playing softball, coaching softball/baseball, spending time with family, nature shows, college football, pro football, shopping at Value Village, traveling the USA, going to Priest Lake in Idaho, working out/lifting weights, reading, listening to music (iPod and live), stand-up comedians, ventriloquism, hanging at the beach, hanging by rivers/streams/lakes & in the mountains
    • Coaching Experience: Middle School Baseball (6 seasons:  1997-2002), Middle School 
      Softball (21 seasons: 1996 - 2013), High School Baseball (2 seasons:  1995 & 1997), High school Softball (16 seasons:  1996 - JV Coach & 2003 - Present - Varsity LHS)
    • Teaching Experience: 22 years (All @ Lakeside Middle School - currently in 23nd year: 2017-2018)
    • Subjects Taught:  Language Arts (22 years and counting), Math (4 years), Newspaper (3 years), Yearbook (3 years)
    • Athletic Director Experience: 16 years (School Year 2001-2002 to Present - working on 17th year in 2017-2018)
    • Favorite College Football Team: Oklahoma Sooners (also Wyoming & Penn State)
    • Favorite Pro Football Teams: Cleveland Browns & Buffalo Bills
    • Favorite Pro Baseball Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates & Cleveland Indians
    • Favorite Pro Sports Stadium: PNC Park - Pittsburgh Pirates  (Petco Park in San Diego a close 2nd)
    • Favorite College Sports Stadium: Autzen Stadium - University of Oregon
    • Favorite Pet: Dog (Don't tell my wife, but some cats are okay too)
    • Favorite Animal:  Black bear
    • Favorite Vehicles: 1974 Volkswagen Van, 1987 Suzuki Samurai, 1988 Chevy Caprice Woody Station Wagon
    • Favorite Music: 80s Hair Rock (Poison, RATT, Scorpions, Guns 'n Roses, Def Leppard, etc.)
    • Favorite Radio Stations: KBER 101 (Salt Lake City, UT), Sirius/XM Radio "Hair Nation: 80s Hair Bands", The Quake FM Classic Rock 102 (Wenatchee, WA), The Eagle FM Classic Rock (Tri-Cities, WA), OZ 95.7 Classic Rock (Spokane, WA), The Bear 94.1 (Spokane, WA)
    • Favorite All-time CD/Albums:  AC/DC's "Back in Black" & Bon Jovi's "Lost Highway"
    • Favorite All-time Movies:  "Field of Dreams", "Rudy", "Remember the Titans", "Men of Honor", "A Christmas Story", "The Sandlot", "The Rookie", "Vision Quest"
    • Favorite Television Shows:  "College Football Gameday", "College Football Final", "Alaska State Troopers", "Alaska Wildlife Troopers", "Tougher in Alaska", "Ghost Hunters", "Wild Justice", "Finding Bigfoot", "North Woods Law", "America the Wild", "Live from Daryl's House", "Modern Family", "A Football Life" 
    • Favorite Crime Shows:  "Criminal Minds" & "C.S.I."
    • Favorite Colors:  Orange, Royal Blue, Maroon, & Forest Green
    • Favorite Vacation Spots:  San Diego, Wyoming (Yellowstone/Grand Tetons/Snowy Range), Oregon Coast (Florence north to Astoria), Priest Lake (and Northern Idaho - including Sandpoint), Whitefish/Kalispell (Montana), Tampa Bay (and Florida Gulf Coast - North Reddington)
    • Favorite Places:  Priest Lake, Idaho; Whitefish & Kalispell, Montana (Glacier National Park area); Black Hills National Forest (WY & SD); Laramie, Wyoming (also Snowy Range Mountains); Wind River Mountains/Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks (all in Wyoming); northwestern Pennsylvania (Lake Erie area and Canadohta Lake); northeastern Washington state; Cranbrook, British Columbia; Oregon Coast; San Diego, California; and Sandpoint, Idaho; Ponca City and Norman - Oklahoma cities; and Tampa, FL, area & FL Gulf Coast
    • Favorite Summer Vacation Highlights:  Seeing four (4) grizzly bears in Yellowstone Park [one of which was a young male just 20 feet away on the opposite shoulder of the road from our parked car!!!]; seeing 12 moose in one day's drive from Laramie, Wyoming, to Pinedale, Wyoming (All of these events occurred in the summer of 2010) 
    • Favorite Coaching Athletic Highlight:  Coaching 2007 LHS Fastpitch Team to First Ever State Trophy with a 3rd Place at 1A WIAA Tournament
    • Favorite Professional Baseball Players:  George Brett, Tony Gwynn, Cal Ripken, Brooks Robinson, Roberto Clemente, Dan Wilson, John Olerud, Rich Amaral, Edgar Martinez, Frank White, Willie Randolph, Brett Butler, Andrew McCutchen, Starling Marte
    • Favorite Professional Football Players:  Clay Matthews (Cleveland Browns linebacker from the 1980s), Johnny Unitas, Walter Payton, Howie Long, Paul Posluszny, Sam Bradford, Barry Sanders, Drew Brees, Russell Wilson, Peyton Manning, Carson Wentz
    • Professional Athletes Met in Person:  Rich Amaral, Brooks Robinson, Johnny Unitas, Lenny Moore, Doug Strange (former Seattle Mariner), Paul Abbott (former Seattle Mariner), Dave Henderson (former Seattle Mariner)
    • Favorite Professional Basketball Players:  David Robinson, Larry Bird, John Stockton, Karl Malone
    • Favorite College Football Players of All-time:  Oklahoma Players - Jason White, Sam Bradford, Rocky Calmus, Roy Williams, Auston English, Jermaine Gresham, Gerald McCoy; Non-OU players include the following:  Dennis Dixon (Oregon), Paul Posluszny (Penn State), Robert Griffin III (Baylor QB), Andrew Luck (Stanford QB), Marcus Mariota (Oregon QB), Carson Wentz (North Dakota State QB), Pat White (West Virginia University QB)
    • Favorite Head Coaches (from all sports):  Tony Dungy (Indianapolis Colts football), Bud Wilkinson (University of Oklahoma football), Joe Paterno (Penn State football), Bob Stoops (University of Oklahoma), Tom Osbourne (University of Nebraska football) , Joe Torre (various pro baseball teams, but popularly with the New York Yankees), John Wooden (UCLA basketball)
Last Modified on August 23, 2018