Legendary Basketball Coach Speaks at CMU
KREX News Room
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. On Thursday legendary basketball coach Don Meyer was at Colorado Mesa University, speaking to coaches, business leaders, teachers and student athletes.
Meyer remains one of the winningest coaches in NCAA history, retiring with 923 wins.
His journey took an unexpected turn when he was involved in a life-threatening car accident and inoperable cancer diagnosis.
Thursday's full-day seminar focused on life lessons and business lessons through coaching. Meyer talked to attendees about taking pride in what you do and expecting excellence.
Chris Mort, associate athletic director at CMU, said, "Probably go through a three to five day seminar with him. I think coach has a great message, really bottom line is to be great at what you do and be a leader no matter where you are."
Coach Meyer was in Grand Junction several years ago as the keynote speaker at the Junior College World Series.
On Friday at 7:00 am he will be speaking to several hundred CMU athletes at Walker Field.