October 22, 2023
"There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens."
Please RSVP by October 12, 2023
SPEAKER: Brett McNeal
District Assistant Director of Athletics
Brett McNeal has served 13 years with the Minneapolis Public Schools. He was promoted to District Assistant Athletic Director in 2023. McNeal grew up in North Minneapolis, is an HHYD alum, and attended North Community High School. As a basketball standout, he earned the coveted title of Minnesota Mr. Basketball. He went on to play and graduate from Western Kentucky University where he earned a degree in Communications and was inducted into their Athletic Hall of Fame. He furthered his studies at Grace College, earning a master’s degree in Athletic Administration.
McNeal is a remarkable individual whose journey through the world of sports has been marked by excellence, dedication, and a profound commitment to fostering positive change in the lives of others. A true embodiment of leadership and integrity, McNeal’s legacy is shaped by his multifaceted roles as an accomplished athlete, esteemed coach (including winning a state championship), respected high school official, and visionary administrator. His career has included Community Organizer, Administrative Politician, Executive Director, Human Resources Manager, High School Dean, basketball official Athletic Director. He is the proud father of five successful children.
Brett McNeal’s legacy is one defined by inspiration, empowerment, and transformation.