Virus impacts Knoxville youth sports

in Health & Wellness/Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — The situation surrounding Cornavirus is affecting all aspects of our community here in east Tennessee and that includes instruction for young athletes.

Well add to that group the good folks out at the Cool Sports tells me they’ve cancelled all of their youth learn to play hockey programs, and their youth hockey hockey clinics. Also, all of the youth hockey leagues have been either postponed or cancelled.
It’s a difficult time, one which has led mike and his staff to look at other ways to keep the kids active. Craigen told WVLT Sports, “We just got out of a director’s meeting to figure out a way how we could remotely broadcast some clinics. Obviously with the ice it’s extremely challenging to reproduce the ice and what skating feels like but we’re working on some things, some classes we can put on line for kids to work on in their garages and that way still remain with that lack of social interaction that we’re being warned about right now.”
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