Steve Brooks - 1976 Soccer

 

´╗┐Stephen Brooks was a standout performer in soccer and ice hockey during his athletic career at Wayland High School.

A forward, a three-year varsity performer and a two-time co-captain on the pitch, Brooks was a moving force in the Warriors compiling a 10-1-3 record his senior year, earning the first tournament appearance in the program's history. In fact, Wayland made it to the sectional semifinals after shocking top-seeded Duxbury 2-1 in the quarterfinals.

Brooks was a Dual County League All-Star his junior and senior years in high school. He was named All-State First Team his senior year.

A two-year varsity player in ice hockey, Brooks played left wing and center for the Warriors. Brooks went on to play varsity soccer at Dartmouth College, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in history. He started at forward his sophomore and senior year of college, missing his junior year due to an injury.

After earning a Master's degree in business administration, Brooks began working for Textron Corporation. He is currently working for Cessna Aircraft, a division of Textron, and living in Wichita, Kansas.

Stephen and Cathy Brooks have been married since 1986 and are the parents of two children: Scott 18 and Julia 13.

Brooks expressed gratitude for the coaching he received in high school soccer from Bill Snow and Lauren Weisman.