Coach H

October 1st, 2015 | Uncategorized

This past Wednesday was the only tryout of my life I was looking forward to.  This was because instead of being critiqued in detail about my play on the court, I got to critic the freshers (freshman) to start to build my team.  This was a cool experience to appreciate the grit and passion other people display in order to shine through the crowd, instead of wanting to beat them for their spot. 


I had about 16 freshers to choose from and 12 could make my roster.  Personally, that was difficult because I could see the effort they all put forth and they all deserved a spot. At the end of the day, I put together a team that I believe will blend well and represent IT Carlow with heart. 


How freshers works, for those who don’t know, is a freshman class working towards a tournament win in early November called Freshers Week.  We train every week for about 6 weeks to get us to work together and blend as a unit so we can have fun and be prepared for November.  


They have the talent, intelligence, and passion to display a good product of basketball in a few weeks and have a blast doing it. Stay tuned to my blogs to hear about these guys’ success story very soon. 



Victory Scholar: Harrison Deyo

Present University: IT Carlow

US League: MAC

Club/Community Partner: IT Carlow Basketball

Alma Mater: Alvernia University

Sponsored by: Teamwear Ireland


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