Eh...there's more to it, just don't feel like, or have the time to go into it though. I think you know I'm not a confrontational type of person. I've been following VT T&F enough to have an unfavorable impression/opinion about parts of it, as some of the VHSL coaches that I know do. My opinion has nothing to do with the individual throwers from other nations. I'm sure they're all lovely people. Some day maybe I'll give you a nice rant over a beer at a tailgate. Not something that I would post on a message board.
If there is a VHSL coach that has produced an NCAA champion in the throws and that kid wanted to come to VT and wasn't offered because they got some kid from Croatia instead who didn't amount to anything...then ok...those coaches might have a legit gripe...otherwise...I'm not sure what they're complaining about. Produce a kid with more talent. Also, knowing the VHSL...most of the throwers in VA are also football players, and T&F isn't their main focus. Look...I was a BIG critic of of the changes to the T&F program that Weaver made around a decade ago...but I'll be the first to admit I was wrong. This coaching staff has proven with their results it was the right move, and they all deserve a raise IMO. I'm not sure if the men's team is even fully funded still from a scholarship POV.
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