Dixie State’s Boothe, Chaminade’s Villa join PacWest Magazine Radio Show Sept. 15 on KQCK
SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. – Dixie State College of Utah Director of Athletics Jason Boothe and Chaminade University of Honolulu Director of Athletics Bill Villa will join the PacWest Magazine Radio Show this Thursday, Sept. 15, live on KQCKLive in San Tan Valley, Ariz.
Tom Di Camillo, assistant commissioner for media relations, will host the 30-minute program that airs each Thursday. Both the audio and the high definition streaming video will air live from the KQCK studios over the Internet beginning at 1 p.m. MDT, 12 p.m. PDT/MST, and 9 a.m. HT.
Boothe will be the first guest from 12-12:15 p.m. PDT/MST (1-1:15 p.m. MDT), while Villa will be the guest from 12:15-12:30 p.m. (9:15-9:30 p.m. HT).
Family, friends, fans, members of the media and institutional personnel are invited to tune into the broadcast by simply clicking on to the PacWest website at www.thepacwest.com or by going to http://kqcklive.com/. Listeners are encouraged to join the live chat that takes place during the broadcast by simply visiting the station’s website.
Boothe joined Dixie State College in June of 2010 from the United States Naval Academy (USNA) in Annapolis, Md., where he had served as associate athletic director for operations since 2004. Previously he served as an assistant athletic director for operations from 2002-04.
In his 10 years at USNA, Boothe’s responsibilities included all game-day operations for Navy football home and neutral site games, the annual Army-Navy game, and the Notre Dame-Navy game held every two years in Annapolis. He helped supervise the construction and assisted with the fundraising for the $20 million Brigade Sports Complex, a 220,000 square foot facility. In 2006, Boothe received the Naval Academy Athletic Association Distinguished Leadership Award.
Boothe earned his bachelor’s degree in political science and public administration from Northern Arizona University. He later received his master’s degree in physical education and athletic administration from Florida State University.
Villa enters his third year as Chaminade University’s athletics director. Prior to arriving at Chaminade, He served six years as the director of athletics at the Mid-Pacific Institute in Honolulu where he led an interscholastic program with more than 850 participants and 80 teams competing in 21 different sports.
Villa was instrumental in establishing Mid-Pacific’s athletic booster club in 2004, as well as its hall of fame program. He began his athletic administration career at ASSETS School in Honolulu where he developed and established the athletics program. Villa held that position for nine years before the move to the Mid-Pacific Institute.
A graduate and former coach of the Kamehameha Schools at Kapalama, Villa has a bachelor’s degree in business management and in 2002 earned his certified athletic administrator designation from the National Interscholastic Administrators Association.
He previously coached basketball, baseball and soccer and served a three-year term as president of the Board of Interscholastic League of Honolulu Athletic Directors (BADILH).