WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Gallaudet University athletics department ran its first-ever live chat on Friday, August 12, as football head coach Chuck Goldstein answered questions from viewers who logged on. The chat lasted 45 minutes as Goldstein received questions from alums, parents, and fans alike. Coach Goldstein, who is entering his second year at the helm, answered questions about the upcoming season as the Bison prepare for another season in the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference.
In case you missed the chat you can read the archived edition here: www.gallaudetathletics.com/socialmedia/coveritlive
GU Sports Information Director Sam Atkinson who filtered through the submitted questions and provided photos, news and notes along with poll questions for the viewers, moderated the chat, powered by Cover It Live. The Sports Information Office is in the scheduling process to line-up more online chats with the five other fall sports before the season begins.
"We are excited to bring our fans and supporters even closer to our teams. This is a great way for them to interact with our talented coaching staffs," said Atkinson. "This is just the start. We hope these chats will continue to build and more viewers join us in future chats."
Gallaudet's football team reports to campus tomorrow (Saturday, August 13) for check-in day. The first game for the Bison is on Saturday, September 3, at 1 p.m. against Otterbein University at Hotchkiss Field.