|Lafayette players and coaches joined Chicago Cubs manager and former Leopard athlete Joe Maddon and his wife for a team-building work project on a playground in Hazleton. Photo courtesy of Lafayette.|
Forty days until the Leopards report for preseason camp. And, frankly, a lot of loose ends still need to be tied together.
So, here’s a look at some of issues facing the football team and the college athletic program in general.
Tony Russo was a behind-the-scenes guy with the Lafayette football program, but his contribution should not be trivialized.
Tony was the Leopards’ Equipment Services Director, and according to a bio of a former ESD director that appeared on the Lafayette website, the job description says the ESD is “responsible for purchasing equipment, overseeing game and practice uniforms and overall equipment maintenance … negotiates and facilitates all apparel/equipment contracts …”