SPRING ARBOR, Mich. – Spring Arbor University head men's basketball coach Ryan Cottingham and his staff will take part in Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Awareness Week when the Cougars tip off against Crossroads League rival Huntington University on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 3 p.m. inside the SAU Fieldhouse.
During the contest against, Cottingham and his coaching staff, as well as the Foresters' coaching staff, will wear sneakers with their usual game attire. The Cougars will unite with coaching staffs from around the country to help raise awareness among fans about the fight against cancer and to promote the American Cancer Society as a place for help and support.
All proceeds from the game will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
ABOUT COACHES VS. CANCER
Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Awareness Week runs Jan. 23-29 and is a nationwide collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). The initiative leverages the personal experiences, community leadership and professional excellence of coaches nationwide to make a difference in the fight against cancer. Since 1993, high school and college coaches across the country have raised over $100 million to support the American Cancer Society's fight against cancer.
ABOUT THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has regional and local offices throughout the country that support 11 geographical Divisions and ensure we have a presence in every community.
For more information, to get help, or to join the fight, call us anytime, day or night, at 1-800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org to learn more.