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Wednesday, February 03, 2010

WATN? Kevin Cook: Coach deals with loss, disease on hardwood
Kevin Cook can't imagine a day when he isn't coaching basketball.

Cook, a 1979 Fremont Ross High School graduate, is in his third season at the helm of the women's basketball team at Gallaudet University, a university designed to accommodate the deaf and hearing-impaired. He has led the Bison to a 10-8 record this season.

After many years as a coach on the college and professional levels, Cook is learning to communicate efficiently with a team that can't hear him screaming on the sidelines. But in the list of challenges he has to face, that's relatively minor.