Ian Michael Coddington (Class of 2007)

Ian was a career educator at the Steward School after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree at VCU. Born in New Jersey in 1940 he made his life in Virginia. At Steward he was hired as the Physical Education instructor and became the school’s Varsity Soccer Coach during the boys’ team’s glory years in the 1980’s. He rose to become Head of the Upper School retiring and is the founder of the Steward Honor Council. In addition to his responsibilities at the school he was a career leader of Troop 444 for the Boy Scouts of America. Ian was a respected soccer coach for many years and equally recognized in the soccer community as both a USSF and VHSL certified soccer referee. His leadership was recognized by his peers, when he took the reins as the first President of RISOA in 1988. In 2016 Ian was also named to the Steward Athletic Hall of Fame.