If you’re anything like me, when you look back at your youth a few people likely spring to mind that were there for you as came into your own. It could have been a teacher, a principal, a youth group leader, an older student…or a coach. Someone who was there to share some laughs, provide a big of guidance and help you navigate that high speed transition from adolescence to young adulthood. Someone who was there for your struggles, defeats and triumphs. For me, that person was Carl Favaro.
Coach passed away this week after battling brain cancer for more than a year. When I first saw the news in the Loyola Football Alumni Facebook Group, I couldn’t help but hang my head and shed a tear for the big man. Continue reading