Welcome to DWCS athletics,
Tonya Leggett McIntosh, is entering her 4th year as the Timberwolves athletic director. Under her leadership, DWCS student-athletes have produced an LHSAA state champion and runner-up in boys/ girls track and field, as well as state playoff berths for baseball, and advancement in the LHSAA brackets for softball and girls basketball. Timberwolf student-athletes are performing well academically. During the 2019-20 campaign, two students were All-state academic selections. McIntosh also facilitates the E3 leadership forum for the DWCS junior high and varsity athletics. There are numerous accolades for all-district and an all-area selection in all sports for girls and boys.
The construction of the football stadium and track, baseball and softball complex, and workout facility has been completed under her tenure. The core values of DWCS athletics are to develop an excellent culture based on several values in the classroom and competitive arenas of each sport. The values are communication, trust, loyalty, love, service and integrity. The athletic programs will make choices that lead to becoming excellent women and men of character that represent our parents, school and community. DWCS athletics has made significant strides to compete at a higher level while placing the premium value on academics and integrity.
McIntosh is a member of the LHSADA and LHSCBA. She has developed a leadership training seminar named, Inspire, that facilitates team building and leadership training for high school and college athletes.
High school and college accomplishments.
She was a four time All state girls’ basketball player, Class 2A MVP, and led her team to the Class 2A state basketball title. She was an All-American collegiate basketball player at Louisiana College. During her playing days, she gathered Player of the year, All-Louisiana team, as well as All-American honors. She was among the top five in NAIA in scoring in her senior season, as well as three point percentage for the nation. Coached Louisiana College women’s basketball for seven years. In her tenure there, coached players of the year, defensive players of the year and several all-conference players. She was also elected Coach of the Year, twice. While coaching at the collegiate level, she led and conducted basketball clinics while doing international missions in Africa and Greece. She took teams that competed against international professional athletes. She was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame at Louisiana College in 2008. She has also coached on the high school and junior levels. During that span of time she won district titles in softball and basketball. She coached All-state, All-District, and All-Area players. She has coached on the All-star West team for the LHSAA. In addition to coaching, she played and coached alongside a high school team that competed in the Dominican Republic while sharing her faith through missions. She has the vision to inspire others through mentoring relationships. She has the passion to influence and impact the next generation of leaders. Tonya holds a B.A. degree from Louisiana College and a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Grand Canyon University. She and her husband Michael have three children. Brett, Karis, and John Michael.
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