CEDAR RAPIDS – TJ Schnurr and John Joyce not too long ago took half in a global tour as members of the Coe Faculty males’s basketball crew.
Bishop Garrigan’s graduates of Schnurr and Joyce spent every week in Costa Rica in Could with their colleagues and coaches.
The Kohawks performed three exhibition video games towards the groups throughout the journey, whereas operating a camp and exploring the unimaginable surroundings.
Schnurr, Joyce, and the remainder of the vacationers stopped for the primary time in San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica. They spent three days there earlier than heading to town of San Carlos, surrounded by rainforest. The final 4 days have been within the province of Guanacaste.
“We organized a kids’s basketball camp in San Carlos, which was nice.” stated. “We went to the seaside to spend time, zipped over the jungle and hiked by way of the rainforest to see waterfalls.”
Through the journey, they performed matches towards Costa Rican LBS groups, together with reigning champions Escazu. Coe went 2-1 within the video games.
“It was a brilliant enjoyable surroundings,” stated Joyce. “In actual fact, a variety of locals confirmed up for the three video games we performed.”
Schnurr, a 6-foot and 6-foot striker, scored 94 factors with 60 rebounds final 12 months for the Kohawks. Joyce, a 6-1 goalie, performed in eight video games, scoring 4 factors.
Coe is coached by Bryan Martin, who took over this system in 2012-13 after 4 years as affiliate coach in North Dakota. Martin has over 100 profession victories at Coe and can also be a former head coach in North Iowa and the Indian Hills.
The Kohawks went 20-7 a 12 months in the past and set an 11-5 document on the American Rivers Convention.