Andrew A Dominick

Graduating class of 1931

Andrew A. Dominick was one of Central High School's premier athletes, and he was the most outstanding in the Class of 1931A. A three sport athlete, he starred in football, basketball, and track. Andy played the tackle position in football and center in basketball. Hurling the discus and heaving the shot put were his specialties in track. During his senior year, he captained both the football and basketball teams, and he was the highest point scorer on the track team. He later starred in football for Boston College and was team captain his senior year. Andy taught science and was a guidance counselor at Central High School from 1939 to 1958. He succeeded Hubie McDonough as head coach of Central football and served in that capacity for six seasons, 1947-1952. He was appointed assistant superintendent of the Manchester schools, a position he held until his retirement in 1973. In 1972-73, he served as President of the New England Association of School Superintendents. In 1950, Andy founded the Melody Pines Day Camp. Mary Tobin '31 and Andy were married in 1941, and together they raised a family of five children.