Dallas Mavericks Head Coach Rick Carlisle Speaks to Young Athletes at St. Lawrence University Basketball Camp

CANTON, N.Y. — Dallas Mavericks head coach, Rick Carlisle, recently spoke to a group of young athletes on June 30 at St. Lawrence University Basketball Camp in St. Lawrence University’s Burkman Gymnasium, makng this Carlisle’s second visit as a guest speaker in five years. The camp is a five-day event that draws in students from all across the north country, said Joseph Keniston, co-director of sports information at SLU. Participants represent grades two through 12. Source: ALAN RIZZO at Watertown Daily Times.

Photo shows Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle speaking in 2013 with Yahoo Sports Radio

Carlisle, a native of Lisbon, has been coming to the SLU camp nearly every summer for the past 40 years, since he was a camper himself. “It’s great to see kids sitting where I was sitting,” he said. “It’s a reminder to me how fortunate I’ve been.” As a guest speaker at this year’s camp, Mr. Carlisle said he had a desire to speak to students in a broader sense, inspiring them to excel “in all endeavours, not just basketball.”

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Rick Carlisle is the head coach of the 2011 NBA Champion Dallas Mavericks. He has also coached the Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons, and was previously a player in the NBA. He is one of only 11 people to win an NBA championship both as a player and as a coach. Rick is also a popular motivational keynote speaker.

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