Save the Date--Concussion Awareness Week July 8th-12th
July 9th—Keynote speaker Luke Zeller
Location: University of Evansville, Ridgway University Center, Eykamp Hall
Time: 6:30 pm/Registration begins at 6:00 pm
Join us for a special presentation from Washington, Indiana legend Luke Zeller and hear him speak about his basketball career. Luke, the oldest of the three Zeller brothers, grew up in Washington, Indiana. At Washington High School, Luke graduated as valedictorian with a 4.0 GPA, won the Indiana Mr. Basketball award, was named to the McDonald’s All-American Team, and was awarded the Trester Mental Attitude Award after hitting a half-court shot to lead the Hatchets to a state championship. Luke played college ball at the University of Notre Dame, graduating with a degree in Business Management and Entrepreneurship. His five-year professional basketball career took him all around the world, including playing for the Phoenix Suns. He is also a certified Gallup Strengths Coach, instructor for the Sport Management program at Indiana University, and provides college commentary for Notre Dame basketball games.
After Luke’s presentation, Dr. Thomas Weinzapfel, St. Vincent Pediatrician and Medical Director of St. Vincent Sports Concussion Alliance, will speak about how to keep athletes safe and what to expect should they suffer a sports concussion.