Playing with Fire examines the intersection of sports and social inequity related specifically to race in American life. A four-part discussion series occurring on four consecutive Wednesdays from January 25 through February 15, the series will consist of informal conversations with prominent former and current athletes, coaches, university athletic directors, and scholars and analysts. Each discussion will be held at Legends Nightclub on the south side of Notre Dame’s campus. The series is open to the public.
Wednesday, February 1
Legends, 7:30 p.m.
Jay Alexander –
Head coach of the Eastern Michigan University Eagles baseball team.
Bill Lewis –
Former head football coach at Wyoming, East Carolina, and Georgia Tech, and former assistant coach for the Miami Dolphins and Notre Dame.
Alan Turner –
Three-time All-American at Indiana University and U.S. National track team standout. Current Assistant Coach of Sprints and Hurdles at Notre Dame.