SNY.tv reporter Brian Price recently interviewed Manhattan College Jaspers basketball Coach Barry Rohrsson. Rohrsson has has twice toured for the USO with Operations Hardwood and Hoop Talk, celebrity entertainment tours that brings top NCAA Coaches to Troops stationed in Southwest Asia.
The coach shared this with Price: “There are so many outstanding people in our army that are dedicated and committed. I really tried to encourage that kind of dedication to the team.” Click here to read the full interview!
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