Pioneer Valley Tip Off

The Pioneer Valley Tip Off, organized by students in the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management at UMass-Amherst, is a high school basketball tournament at the Curry Hicks Cage. One goal of the Pioneer Valley Tip-Off and its participating schools is to help in the fight against cancer by partnering with Coaches vs Cancer, a partnership between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. The goal of the program is to raise funds for this organization while also promoting cancer awareness to the Western MA community.

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Program Participation: 

Open to the public. The community can choose to participate.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

December 15, 2012 to January 10, 2015

Partner(s): 

Coaches vs. Cancer, American Cancer Society
59 Bobala Rd #2
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States

Program Director: 

Anthony Lachowetz

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Program Contact: 

Anthony Lachowetz

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UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

Isenberg School of Management/Sport Management

Student Involvement: 

Yes

This Project Receives External Funding: 

Yes

Assessment Mechanism: 

No