Head Coach Jerry Slocum, NE Ohio Division I Coaches Unite For Coaches vs. Cancer Program

Head Coach Jerry Slocum, NE Ohio Division I Coaches Unite For Coaches vs. Cancer Program

Philadelphia, Pa. -- Youngstown State men's basketball Head Coach Jerry Slocum will participate in the Northeast Ohio Coaches vs. Cancer Program and Fall Tip-Off Event, Friday June 15, at 5 p.m. at the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in Cleveland, Ohio.

Joining Slocum are Northeast Ohio Division I Head Coaches Keith Dambrot (Akron), Rob Senderhoff (Kent State) Gary Waters (Cleveland State) and special guest Phil Martelli from St. Joseph's.

Coaches vs. Cancer is a nationwide collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) that empowers coaches, their teams and communities to join the fight against cancer.

The recent success has led to the program's expansion at the high school and Division I, II and III college levels.

Since its national inception in 1993, Coaches vs. Cancer has raised more than $70 million to support the American Cancer Society's work to save lives from cancer.

For more info on the Coaches vs. Cancer, please contact Dave Heck at 215.985.5316 or david.heck@cancer.org