August 28, 2019

Phil Tuckett Coming to Speak to Students September 20th

Football Player Turned Filmmaker to be Presented Distinguished Alumni Award

Phil Tuckett, Olympus Graduate, played with the San Diego Chargers before he joined NFL Films as a filmmaker.  Not only has he produced sports films, but he has also produced videos for musicians such as Journey, Metallica, Pearl Jam, Stevie Ray Vaugn, Cyndi Lauper, Good Charlotte, B.B. King, and George Harrison.  He has been recognized for his writing, editing, directing and camera work, winning 29 Sports Emmy Awards and an Emmy for best documentary on television. He will be speaking to students at a lunch forum on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 10:30 am.   Later that night, he will be presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award during halftime of the Olympus / Highland football game.