Longtime resident places coaching at the top of his civic causes
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 |
Name: Jason Nassour
Age and place of birth: 41 Austin.
Family: Kelly Nassour, my wife owner of a Bail Bond business, sons Alec and Derek are Westlake High School seniors who will be attending University of Colorado, Boulder, in the fall.
Education: Graduated from University of Texas with a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy; juris doctorate from Baylor University School of Law.
Civic activities: Coach, Westlake Pop Warner.
What is career ambition: To enjoy my many jobs.
What is your favorite business in the Westbank? Tomlinson’s.
Hobbies: Coaching football and watching our kids grow up.
I have a knack for: Working with young kiddos.
What person had the biggest impact on the Westbank area and why? Mark Mangum, because he works to keep our community tight knit and functioning like a family
What was your most significant or interesting job? Coaching is first, but a close second is starting KOKE-FM and learning how to bring a station from scratch to number one of the top 15 radio stations in Austin in nine months.
The one thing I would like to change about the Westbank? Traffic.
Which civic oriented accomplishments make you the proudest? Watching kids I have coached grow up into solid young men.
Who influenced you the most and why? My mother, growing up, because she is strong and fair, My wife and kids, now, because that is why I wake up in the morning.
What is one interesting fact about you that people probably don’t know? I love musicals.
What is your fondest childhood memory? Going to watch the Blue Angels with Grandpa Anderson.
My most humorous moment was: Making one of my closest friends, Jake Guarino, scream like a girl on the highway when he thought we were going to be hit by a semi-truck. Just as funny was when he tried to beat me up in the car afterward.
If the world were silent for 20 seconds, what would I say? There are sports that can make men; there are sports that can define a man; and then there are sports that are just a waste of time.
A bad habit I have: Refusing to grow up.
My pet peeve. Excuses.
Most exciting or dangerous thing I’ve ever done: Learn to fly helicopters.
Is there anything I passed up on dong that I now regret? Not going to medical school.
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