The ups and downs of attendance at The Edge conditioning program this year are typical and par for the course according to Wildcats Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Greg Owens. His observation is based on twenty-six years of experience offering The Edge. The first three days of The Edge last week saw around 200 athletes participate.
Numbers were not very good last Thursday and this Monday according to Coach Owens. He said numbers were back up Tuesday and were good. Coach Owens said there were a variety of reasons for declines Thursday and Monday including some testing going on Monday, kids on vacation, vacation bible schools at churches and summer camps. For the most part, Coach Owens said he knows where players are who are not at The Edge. He acknowledged that some players were just skipping it and he added effort would be made to get them to attend.
Coach Owens said he was encouraged by the athletes who are attending and reiterated that if they are not there, he encourages them to get involved.