During this time all athletes have the chance to receive free Gatorade products. The teams will be given a pre-practice/game nutrition chews or bars, followed by Gatorade drinks during practice/games, and then finishing with a Gatorade post-practice/game nutrition bar or shake. On Tuesday coaches received the Gatorade nutritional components for their respected teams. This afternoon, all winter athletes gathered in the AAC for a meeting while David Lundquist, Market Development Associate for Gatorade gave a twenty-minute presentation on the importance of athletic nutrition. Also at this time students had a chance to win free water bottles. Tomorrow, the coaches will receive additional Gatorade products to give to their athletes for the final day.
Lourdes Athletic Trainer, Miles Hansen, set up this opportunity for the athletes and remarked, “I was looking forward to kicking off the winter season in a fun way and get the athletes excited about playing. This is all about stressing proper nutrition for the athletes”