Newark Academy has named Seth Lieberman as its next Director of Athletics. Seth comes to the Minutemen family with extensive experience leading athletics at a variety of independent schools, in addition to his diverse skill set. He brings with him a passion for athletics, experience in building and developing athletic programs, and an unwavering commitment to ensuring that every student-athlete has a positive experience.
Seth is currently the Director of Athletics, Health and Wellness at Barrie School in Bethesda, Md. He was recently named the 2022 Maryland District 2A Athletic Director of the Year, and he is a finalist for the 2022 Maryland School Athletic Director Association's Athletic Director of the Year. Previously, Seth held the position of Director of Athletics at Saint Mary's School in North Carolina, Trinity School in New York City, and the Cannon School in North Carolina.
Seth received his bachelor's degree, with a double major in geography and sociology, from Clark University in Worcester, Mass., where he was an Academic All-American student-athlete as a swimmer. He has a master’s degree in athletic administration from Springfield College, where he was the head coach of the women’s rugby team. A product of Maine overnight sports camps, Seth enjoys playing and watching all sports. In his spare time, he stays active and roots for his beloved New York sports teams and Carolina basketball, attends concerts (especially Bruce Springsteen), and travels in the U.S. and abroad.
“I am humbled and honored to be named the next Director of Athletics at Newark Academy,” Seth says. “It was clear in my visit to campus the passion that everyone has for athletics. I’m excited to join the Newark Academy community and look forward to being a part of Minutemen Nation!” He will officially join Newark Academy in July 2022.