Welcome to our “Get to Know Me” feature for RVC employees! Today we are going to get to know Darryl Watkins.
Title: Head Women’s Basketball Coach/ Sport Coordinator
Tell us a little about your job at RVC.
I get the amazing opportunity to work with student athletes and help mold them while they are on their journey to success.
What motivates or inspires you?
Being able to give back to the youth to help them reach success.
What scares you?
What do you like to do for fun?
I like to sit out in the backyard and BBQ with friends and family. I also like to go to Top Golf..
What was your very first job?
My very first job was at the boys and girls club (Patriots Gateway Center)
Who are your role models?
Favorite quote or song lyric?
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
What is the best advice you have ever received?
Control what you can control!!!
What’s the last good book you’ve read?
A Rocket at Heart: My Life My Team by Rudy Tomjanovich
What’s the last good movie you have seen?
The Lion King
What is your favorite TV show to binge watch?
I really enjoy watching, Stranger Things, Law and Order SVU and The 100….
Most recent concert you have attended?
If you could be best friends with a celebrity, who would it be?
Where is your favorite place to eat?
Anywhere that has great seafood…
Do you have any pets?
Yes I have a dog…
Where do you like to go or what do you like to do when you have a long weekend?
I love to go and visit family doesn’t matter where we all meet up…
What’s your go-to karaoke song?
Don’t Stop Believin…
What is your biggest pet peeve?
What is the food you can’t live without?
SEAFOOD (Catfish, Shrimp)
What might surprise people to learn about you?
I’m pretty decent at bowling and golf!!!
What is your favorite board game?
I LOVE MONOPOLY…
If you could be any character on a TV show, who would it be?
That’s a tough one and I cant pick one….
Do you play any sports?
I played baseball, football, ran track, and obviously basketball growing up. I still get my occasional fix in playing in men’s basketball leagues….
What’s your favorite thing about working at RVC?
Being able to represent this community, which I grew up in, at the highest level.
What’s the next big thing coming up in your life that you are looking forward to?
My cousin’s wedding…