Coach Spotlight: Middle School AD, Steve Urrutia
Sierra Vista Middle School athletic director, Steve Urrutia, coached for 24 years at the middle school and high school levels before he started his journey as an athletic director for Sierra Vista Middle School in Sunnyside, WA.
Q: How did you first get interested in coaching/being athletic director?
A: I have been around sports all my life. It was just a natural choice to be involved with athletics.
Q: What does it mean to you to be a coach and athletic director?
A: I have an opportunity to impact student athletes in a positive way.
Q: How does GTM impact your role as athletic director?
A: GTM takes the pressure off of me, because once I’ve talked to Kyle Bohnenblust, I know my uniform needs will be taken care of.
Q: What do you love about your job as an athletic director? Why do you do it?
A: I love sports and being an AD gives me a chance to be involved even though I no longer coach. It’s great to watch any athlete grow as a student, individual and player.
Q: What do our uniforms do for your teams?
A: Our original uniforms were outdated. GTM’s price and quality of uniform makes Sierra Vista one of the best dressed teams in our middle level league. Our athletes love our uniforms.
Q: What makes you come back to GTM year after year?
A: The customer service has been outstanding all issues have been taken care of to our satisfaction.