CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Austin Peay State University men’s basketball coach Dave Loos will be as one of six midstate Division I basketball coaches to speak at the Coaches vs. Caner Tipoff luncheon, schedule 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Curb Event Center located on the Belmont University campus.
Loos, Belmont’s Rick Byrd, Middle Tennessee’s Kermit Davis, Tennessee State coach Travis Williams and Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings will speak at the event. Radio personality Willy Daunic, of 102.5 The Game in Nashville, will serve as emcee of the event.
Each coach will speak 3-5 minutes about the upcoming season. They also will entertain questions from Daunic and fans in attendance. The coaches also will be available for autographs.
Tickets are $35 per person and $25 for students.
Proceeds from the event went to the American Cancer Society.
This is the second straight year for the event. Last year’s event was featured as a breakfast at Allen Arena on Lipscomb’s campus. It drew more than 200 people.
The American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer program is a nationwide collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). The program empowers athletic coaches, their teams, and communities to join in the fight against cancer and help raise awareness and funds through year-round educational efforts and fundraising activities.
For more information/tickets visit nashvillesports.com/coachesvscancer or call 615-341-7330.
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TopicsAllen Arena, American Cancer Society, Belmont University, Belmont's Rick Byrd, Coaches vs. Caner Tipoff, Curb Event Center, Dave Loos, lipscomb, Middle Tennessee's Kermit Davis, nashvillesports.com/coachesvscancer, National Association of Basketball Coaches, Tennessee State coach Travis Williams, Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings