Coaches vs Cancer
Coaches vs Cancer
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Thank You to our 2022 Coaches vs. Cancer Basket “Ball” Partners

 
 

 

Stay tuned for event date coming soon for the  2022 Coaches vs. Cancer Basket “Ball”

Join us for an “upscale pep-rally”

hosted by the coaches and wives from The University at Albany and Siena College Men’s Basketball Programs

The night brings hundreds of sports enthusiasts together for food, drinks, auctions and to celebrate local survivors & cancer fighters.  Each year we have at least 1 special “celebrity guest” from the basketball world!  See below for our list of “Hall of Fame” honoree’s from the past!

TIMELINE:

VIP Reception: 6:00-7:00pm
General Reception: 6:30-9:30pm

 

AWARDS:
Honorees to be announced soon!

Mary Ann Raymond Donnelly Fighting Spirit Award

Champion of Hope

Inspiration Award

LOCATION:

Albany Capital Center
There will be complimentary parking in the attached parking garage

ATTIRE: 

Cocktail attire with a pop of school spirit encouraged!

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OUR HALL OF FAME

2021 Jon Scheyer (Duke University) Jim Hart & Jenna Meier
2020 Colin Clive, Coach Ali Jaques & Coach Marc Rybczyk
2019
Patrick McCaffery, Joseph Girard III & Jeff Jones (Old Dominion)
2018
Clarkie Carrol, Daniel StClair & Mike Hopkins (University of Washington)
2017
Mary Ann Donnelly, Doug McClaine & Mike Brey (University of Notre Dame)
2016 Friends of Jaclyn Foundation & Tom Izzo (Michigan State University)
2015 Fran and Margaret McCaffery (University of Iowa) & Peter Hooley
2014 Jim Calhoun (UConn) & Rick Bennett
2013 George Karl (Denver Nuggets) & Don Bassett
2012 Bobby Cremins (College of Charleston) & Bob Curley, John Murray and Ken Raymond
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011 Steve Lavin (St. John’s University) & The Teeing Off On Cancer Committee
2010 Brian Fruscio (Albany Academies) & Matt and Jacob Shell
2009 Jamie Dixon (University of Pittsburgh) & Brendan Finneran
2008 Gary Williams (University of Maryland) & Joe Watroba
2007 Phil Martelli (Saint Joseph’s University)
2006 Jim Boeheim (Syracuse University)

Coaches vs Cancer Youth Initiative

The Coaches vs. Cancer School and Youth Initiative is a program designed to encourage student-athletes, coaches, fans, parents, athletic directors and local communities to become involved and make an impact in the fight against cancer.

From basketball courts to lacrosse fields and from football fields to running tracks – any COACH, TEAM, REFEREE, COMMUNITY MEMBER and BUSINESS can be a part of the Coaches vs. Cancer program!

Contact us today to join our team!

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