JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (August 6, 2015) – On Thursday ETSU head women’s basketball coach Brittney Ezell spoke about the team, the upcoming season and much more at the ladies luncheon at the Johnson City Country Club.
In front of a packed dining hall Ezell entertained the crowd as she spoke about the team and the upcoming season along with personal stories that she has dealt with while being a head coach. Ezell talked about the team motto of leaving a legacy and the importance of teaching athletes that winning off the court is just as important as winning on the court.
Her speech was highlighted by pointing out the teachable moments as a head coach and that every player has a story. Ezell stressed the importance of having solid relationships with her current and former players while mentioning multiple people that she has kept relationships with on her journey to becoming a head coach.
“It’s always great to get out in the community and speak on behalf of our program and the university,” said Ezell. “When you have a good product it’s not hard to sell.”
After telling two emotional stories in which there wasn’t a dry eye in the dining hall, Ezell concluded her speech talking about the excitement for the upcoming season and thanking those in attendance. Ezell ended by thanking the fans that supported the team and she looks forward to seeing the fans pack Brooks Gym yet again this season.
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