OF LOCAL NOTE . . . Veteran Castilleja School Athletic Director Jez McIntosh will be starting a new job on Wednesday, as the Facilities, Event and Operations Manager at Stanford University. He will oversee the soccer, softball and track and field stadiums. McIntosh, who spent 14 years building Castilleja into a solid athletics program and raised the visability of the schools' sports teams to levels never before seen at the Palo Alto campus, will spend his final day at school on Monday after accepting the job at Stanford this past Tuesday. McIntosh, who founded the West Bay Athletic League and is the current commissioner, hopes to stay on in that position. The Board of Directors will meet Tuesday and vote. McIntosh also coached the Castilleja basketball team, so the school will need to fill two positions with McIntosh leaving . . . Gunn High badminton coach Marc Tsukakoshi was recently awarded the 2011 Volunteer Coach of the Year Award from the United States Olympic Committee. The nominees are named at the end of the year, and the awards are presented in the spring of the following year. Tsukakoshi, a 1997 Gunn grad, has coached 31 CCS medalists — players who reached the semifinals in singles or doubles — in 11 years as head coach. Of that group, 12 were section champions.
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