The UMO Coaches Trojan Train, presented by the Trojan Club and the UMO Alumni Association, will be making stops in Mount Olive, Goldsboro, Greenville, and Jacksonville in September. UMO alumni, fans, supporters, and friends will have an opportunity to meet and interact with Head Men's Basketball Coach Joey Higginbotham, Head Baseball Coach Rob Watt, Head Women's Basketball Coach Wendy Lee and other members of the UMO coaching staff.
Each "Train Stop" will allow fans to talk with the coaches about the state of their respective programs and what lies ahead for the year.
"After a successful campaign last year, we've decided to expand this year's Trojan Train to other venues around the state. We want to thank Southern Bank for sponsoring this event again this year and we look forward to seeing our fans and supporters at each of the stops," said Director of External Affairs for Athletics Dwayne McKay.
Below is where each train stop will be:
Thursday, September 13 Mount Olive @ Pizza Village (500 N Breazeale Ave, Mount Olive, N.C.) 6-8 p.m., featuring Head Baseball Coach Rob Watt, Head Men's Basketball Coach Joey Higginbotham, & Director of Cross Country and Track and Field Matt van Lierop.
Tuesday, September 18 Goldsboro @ Laughing Owl (100 N Center St, Goldsboro, N.C.) 6-8 p.m. featuring Head Women's Basketball Coach Wendy Lee, Head Tennis Coach Kevin Coghill, & Rob Watt.
Thursday, September 20 Greenville @ Winslow's Deli (120 W 5th St, Greenville, N.C.) 6-8 p.m. featuring Joey Higginbotham, Rob Watt, & Wendy Lee.
Thursday, September 27 Jacksonville @ Duck Grille (1207 Gum Branch Rd, Jacksonville, N.C.) 6-8 p.m. featuring Head Men's Soccer Coach Sean Brennan, Head Women's Soccer Coach Sharif Saber, & Joey Higginbotham.