Downtown devoted its entire show to the topic of youth sports on Thursday afternoon. Rich was joined by former NBA player and the author of “Just Let The Kids Play”, Bob Bigelow, Tom Farrey of ESPN and the Aspen Institute, the author of “Game On: The All-American Race to Make Champions of Our Children”, University of Maine Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Walsh, Maine women’s basketball player Parise Rossignol, Bob Cobb, the former Dean of Maine’s College of Education, former Education Commissioner Duke Albanese of the Great Schools Partnership, and Tim Baude from the Bangor Parks & Recreation Department.
Listen to the discussion below and feel free to give your feedback on the show.
Part I (Featuring Bob Bigelow)
Part II (Featuring Parise Rossignol)
Part III (Featuring Duke Albanese and Bob Bigelow)
Part IV (Featuring Bob Walsh, Duke Albanese, and Tom Farrey)