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UConn Huskies Coaches Road Show Embarks on Four-City Tour

April 25, 2018

This June the UConn Division of Athletics and UConn Foundation are co-hosting the inaugural UConn Huskies Coaches Road Show, a four-city regional tour featuring UConn Athletics head coaches and athletics administrators.  The Road Show will provide the opportunity for coaches and administrators to spend time connecting and interacting with fans, alumni, donors and UConn supporters throughout the region.

The Road Show will commence on Monday, June 4, at the Glastonbury Boat House in Glastonbury, Conn. (Hartford), from 6-8 p.m.  The following night will be featured by a visit to the Stony Creek Brewery in Branford, Conn. (New Haven) from 6-8 p.m. and will continue on Wednesday, June 6, at the Hearst Tower in New York City from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  The Road Show will conclude with a stop to UConn Stamford Campus on June 7 in the main atrium from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

"The UConn Huskies Coaches Road Show is something that I have been looking forward to for a long time," director of athletics David Benedict said.  "I am excited to have a chance to engage with some of our most ardent supporters in several of our most important constituencies and I know that UConn Nation will love to interact with the fantastic coaches we have in Storrs.  I expect the events in Glastonbury, Branford, New York City and Stamford to be well-received and look forward to expanding the Road Show in future years."

June 4 - Glastonbury Boat House, Glastonbury Conn.

June 5 -  Stony Creek Brewery, Branford, Conn.

June 6 - Hearst Tower, New York City, New York

June 7 - UConn Stamford Campus, Stamford, Conn.

All tour stops will feature the opportunity for attendees to mingle and interact with the coaches and administrators, a short program featuring guest speakers, a brief question and answer session, appetizers and a cash bar.  Each event is open to the public and has a minimal attendance fee of $25 for Hartford, Branford (New Haven) and Stamford, and $40 for New York City (cost includes drink tickets). 

Space in some venues will be limited and reservations will be based on a first-come, first-served basis until capacity is reached.  Fans are encouraged to secure their spot early by registering online by clicking on THIS LINK

Each event will feature head women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma, head football coach Randy Edsall and head men's basketball coach Dan Hurley.  Additional head coaches who will be attending will be announced at a later date.  

Quotes from UConn Head Coaches

Geno Auriemma

"Our fans have played an important role in helping UConn athletics achieve the greatness it has over the last couple of decades.  We as an athletic department need to continue to remind our supporters how integral they are to our success and the UConn Huskies Coaches Road Show offers a great chance for us to do that."

Randy Edsall

"I'm eager for the chance to be a part of the UConn Huskies Road Show in June.  This is a great opportunity for me to talk about the productive spring our football team has had and my expectations for the 2018 season, which is right around the corner.  The Road Show is something UConn fans will definitely want to be a part of."      

Dan Hurley

"I'm thrilled to now be part of the UConn family and I'm looking forward to joining my fellow coaches and administrators on the first Huskies Coaches Road Show. What a terrific opportunity for us to personally meet and greet UConn Nation to thank them for their support and spread the excitement we're feeling about the upcoming 2018-19 seasons."