Episode 26: Hosting and Postponing a National Championship (with Devon Holstad)

Episode 26 March 30, 2020 01:03:39
Episode 26: Hosting and Postponing a National Championship (with Devon Holstad)
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Episode 26: Hosting and Postponing a National Championship (with Devon Holstad)
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Show Notes

Drew and Ben discuss hosting and postponing the 2020 National Championship Tournament with Devon Holstad, a coach and former competitor at Loyola Chicago. Devon goes through the planning process for hosting an NCT, how things have been behind the scenes since the COVID-19 pandemic developed to the point where the NCT had to be postponed, and his program's philosophy on the "World Cup" bid for NCT hosts.

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