Football and Field Hockey Talk About Respect to Local Elementary School Students

HILLSIDE, N.J. (10/10/18) - Members of the Kean University football and field hockey programs along with their respective coaches took part in the "Week of Respect" at the George Washington Elementary School in Hillside on Oct. 3rd.

The Cougars spoke to a gymnasium of students about a variety of topics, including team work, self-respect, respecting others, leadership and kindness. The student-athletes and coaches provided strategies and scenarios that could be used not only in sports, but in the classroom as well. The presentation not only captivated the audience throughout the entire assembly, it also inspired the staff and students to work together.