Virginia Union University’s Head Football Coach, Dr. Alvin Parker, has been elected President of the CIAA Football Coaches, it was announced on Thursday, August 1.
Parker was elected President during the annual meeting of the CIAA football coaches at the CIAA Media Day on Thursday, July 18, in Salem, Va.
“I really appreciate the trust and respect that the coaches in the league have for me. Any time your peers selected you for a leadership role it is definitely an honor,” Parker said. “We have a great group of coaches in our conference and I will do my very best to lead us in an effective and positive manner going forward”
Parker is entering his second season at the helm of the VUU football program. Last season he set a VUU school record with eight wins, marking the most wins by any first-year coach in program history.
Virginia Union begins the 2019 campaign when the Panthers meet Hampton University at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 7, in Hampton, Va.
VUU kicks off the home season when it meets Lenoir-Rhyne University at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 14, at Hovey Field in Richmond, Va.
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