Welcome to the start of another TAC year.  The first meeting of the new year will be Thursday September 14th. We hope you can join us as President Paul Stabbert kicks off his year as President.  The meeting will be at Tower Lanes (6323 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406).  There will be social time and time to get your lunch starting at 11:30 and the meeting will start at 12:00.
Our speaker for the meeting is Rachi Wortham, Head Men's Backetball Coach at Tacoma Community College.  
Rachi Wortham is entering his 3rd Full Season as the Head Men's Basketball Coach at Tacoma Community College. Wortham is a graduate of Foss High School (Tacoma, WA) where as a senior, he led the basketball team to the year 2000 4A Washington State Championship.
An alumnus of TCC, Wortham played two seasons (2001-02, 2002-03) for the Titans, helping to guide them to a 58-8 record over his 2 years and the 2002 Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) Championship. The 2002 Championship team was inducted into the NWAC Hall of Fame in 2013. Wortham transferred to Eastern Washington University where his winning streak continued, helping the Eagles to the 2004 Big Sky Conference regular-season and tournament titles as well as a NCAA Tournament Berth.
Wortham came to TCC from the University of Montana where he served three seasons as the assistant coach to Travis DeCuire. While at Montana the Griz experienced great success including back-to-back Big Sky Conference regular-season and tournament championships and qualifying for the NCAA tournament in each of his last two years. During the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons, the team won a combined 52 games, the most ever in a two-year stretch. Prior to Montana, Wortham spent two seasons at Oregon State (2014-15, 2015-16), working under Head Coach Wayne Tinkle and was an assistant coach at Eastern Washington from 2007-2011 under Head Coach Kirk Earlywine.
In addition to his leadership on the court, Wortham is passionate about community. While at Montana, every school he has worked at, he headed the program's mentoring and community outreach efforts. The teams regularly spent time at local elementary schools or speaking to assemblies. Since returning to Tacoma, he has leveraged his passion for using basketball as a means of outreach and leadership development, spending time volunteering for organizations such as, TEAM BRADLEY AAU, TEAM ACCESS AAU, the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties, the Boys & Girls Club, NBC CAMPS, The Teamwrk Foundation, the Isaiah Thomas Basketball and Host's the Malachi Flynn Top 30 Camp at TCC.
Wortham earned an Associate of Arts degree in General Studies from Tacoma Community College (2003) and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Eastern Washington University (2006).
In 2020 Wortham also started his Consulting Firm Outlet Services LLC that focuses on Community Partnerships and furthering cultural agility in Pierce and Kitsap County.  Wortham enjoys his life as an active member of his community with his wife Lisa and their 11 year old son Joaquin.