Alums Team Up for Coach To Cure


Publication Date: 9/17/2009

The Coach To Cure MD program is a one-day nationwide project designed to build awareness about Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, which affects boys, and to support researchers to find a treatment and cure.

College football coaches throughout the country will wear a “Coach To Cure MD” arm patch during one football game this season.

Coach Joe White and the Rhodes Athletic Department will participate September 19 when Rhodes plays Trinity at home.

Brad Todd ’92 is the founder of Coach to Cure MD. His nephew Joel, who is living with Duchenne, is the inspiration for the event. Lizzie Baird ’09 is national coordinator of Coach to Cure MD 2009.

Last year, 2,675 coaches participated in the event.