- The purpose of Irish 31’s CHEERS TO PUB-LIC SERVICE is to celebrate the IRISH in those that have an undeniable impact on our youth: Influential, Reliable, Impassioned, Selfless, Humble.
- Irish 31 Pub House & Eatery invites friends, family, fellow coaches, parents, and students to nominate a coach that has made a true difference in their life, or the life of their loved one.
- EACH PUB will recognize, celebrate, and reward FIVE standout examples of coaches that use their position as a force for good on the field, within their schools, out in their communities, and in the lives of our children.
- Past beneficiaries cannot be nominated again.
- If you have been nominated in the past, but were not selected and still would like to be considered, please submit a new nomination form.
- Some nominees may have multiple submissions. We would love to put everyone’s story about the nominee but when it is time to vote we can only have 1 story per nominee.
- Spring 2019: Nominations for Teachers will be accepted.
Akeem is an amazing nominee for this award. He came to Tampa Fl after graduating college in 2015. Since then he have volunteered and coached multiple sports. He is the head Coach at his middle school for track, he is the head step coach at his middle.... Read More
Coach Johnson is by far the most caring coach! He takes care of the players as if they were his own kids, offering them rides to and from practice. Golf in our district is a difficult sport for parents to attend, so our coach acts as parent, cheerleader,.... Read More
Coach BJ was a professional football player who retired & dedicated his experience on & off the field to teens. He began an organization called Team Florida where young adults are not only educated on the field but off as well. Coach.... Read More
Barrett Zebos has been at King HS for seventeen years and started coaching Boys Golf his second year, 2002. Since then, he has picked up the Girls golf team as well. He is dedicated to his players, and the school. He has won nine Western Conference.... Read More
I am very fortunate to work with Coach Dorkowski at Weightman Middle School. I am a participatory autistic teacher and Coach Dorkowski is our adaptive PE coach. He is AMAZING!!! He works with our students to move them towards enjoying a healthy.... Read More
Christina is one of the United States finest. Christina graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Factors Engineering and minor in Systems Engineering. Christina was recruited.... Read More
Mr. Marchetti is a magnificent Physical Education teacher that works with students from first through fifth grade. Many of our students come from diverse backgrounds, but he always treats and educate all our students with the same respect.... Read More
Dave is an outstanding coach. His love for baseball is almost as strong as his love for God. Every lesson begins with prayer. He instructs with a gentleness. His knowledge of the sport is never ending . This humble man surely deserves to be celebrated..... Read More
This is our son’s first year playing in this league bc we are new to Tampa. Dom has been such a great coach to Chase and all of the kids. He is so positive and patient. He encourages them with every small win of their progress at practice and games.... Read More
Heidi has been coaching or an athletic director for over 35 years in the Tampa bay area. She has over 540 wins in Volleyball with under 180 losses. She has hosted the FACA state all-star game, spoken at various FACA clinics, officiated, held officials.... Read More
Coach Elliott has coached me since I was 4 and continues to coach me today. My coach has been a great role model and life coach. Coach Elliott also sponsers many players and even payed for me and my friend to travel to Germany to play soccer against.... Read More
Jerry grew up in Kentucky and has therefore always loved the game of basketball. When he moved to Tampa in high school, he played for Sickles. There, he developed a lifelong bond with the talented young varsity coach and ex-Florida basketball.... Read More
Besides being a great Coach and making PE fun, Coach Makinster is always a really nice guy and always there to help any of his students. When I lost my favorite jacket at school, he was the one who took the time and looked for it and helped me find it..... Read More
Coach Moranville is one of the best coaches that I have had the pleasure of meeting. She welcomes any athlete with open arms and is willing to help them when the bowler ask for it. She motivates every athlete to try there best and never give up on .... Read More
Coach Warner came to Bloomingdale 3 years ago to a program with little student participation, little to no student body support, and a team that has had 3 winning season in the history of the school.
In 3 years he has turned this program into a place.... Read More
We met Coach O about three years ago, as we were looking for activities for our son who is in the Autism Spectrum. Coach O teaches and lives kickboxing, and he had at that time an adapted class for kids on the spectrum and their siblings. Our children.... Read More
I think Coach Dipasquale deserves this award because he always greets everyone in the morning with a great mood. He does great activities all the time. He encourages his students to try their best. He is a good influence on his students. He always.... Read More
Scott is a very hard working. He always makes time to be a coach for our players. He is an amazing role model and always goes out of his way to make sure the kids have fun and learn at the same time. Scott is dedicated to making a difference in our players..... Read More
Coach Riordan goes above and beyond to ensure her players are successful both on the field and off the field. Last year was her first year as Assistant Football Coach at our middle school and she did a great job. This year, she got promoted to Head.... Read More
I have only known Walt for 2 years, but what I have come to know about him, makes me want to be a better person. Walt is the Director of ER Services at a hospital by day, and a WCAA Red Storm Travel Baseball coach by night. Even after a long day at the hospital,.... Read More
Coach Q moved to FL from PR 8 yrs. ago after waiting a year for an opening to teach on the island. Coach Q knew little to no English when he interviewed for a PE Teacher position just 4 days after arriving in FL. He was immediately hired and has been .... Read More
Do you know a Teacher that deserves to win our Spring Cheers to PUB-lic Service award for embodying the I.R.I.S.H. that exists in our most impactful leaders? Check back Spring 2019 when we launch our next Cheers Awards cycle, and nominate them to Win $1000!