Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Los Lunas Athletic Director Sports Different Qualifications.

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

Atencio Says Band Experience Helps

Even by David Atencio's calculations being hired as Los Lunas High School's athletic director is an interesting decision.

"I know the district went outside of the box," he said.

Atencio, whose administrative experience is almost exclusively limited to music, was confirmed last week as the Tigers' athletic director.

He has been the band director at Belen High School since January, and will remain in that position until late October or early November. He requested and Los Lunas agreed to allow him to remain at Belen to see the band through a series of marching competitions through the end of this month. …

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