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University of New Mexico Men’s Soccer Head Coach Jeremy Fishbein

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December 21, 2018 – Correspondent Khalil Ekulona sits down with UNM Men’s Soccer Head Coach Jeremy Fishbein after a tough season, which looks to be the program’s last. Fishbein talks in depth about what the experience was like for him and his players, after the UNM Board of Regents voted to cut his program after this year. He also talks about the possibility the program may still be revived with help from renewed support from the legislature and Governor-Elect Michelle Lujan Grisham.

 

Guest:

Jeremy Fishbein, men’s soccer head coach, University of New Mexico

 

For Further Reading:

UNM Soccer: Tough Time for Fishbein

Addressing Concussions In Youth Sports

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March 23, 2018 – New Mexico state law requires that student athletes sit out for 10 days after a concussion. This week we learn about the risk factors for concussions and how students and parents can help better identify and address them when they happen. Correspondent Khalil Ekulona sits down with pediatric neuropsychologist Dr. Richard Campbell, Brandon Chavez, director of Spirit Xpress West,and soccer coach Lucien Starzynski.

Further reading:
The Atlantic: How Students’ Brains Are in Danger on the Field
CDC: HEADS UP to youth sports