Former ODU manager Capel diagnosed with ALS

January 26, 2017 - als

DURHAM, N.C. — Former Old Dominion manager Jeff Capel Jr. has been diagnosed with ALS.

His son, behaving Duke Blue Devils manager Jeff Capel III, disclosed his father’s diagnosis Wednesday in a first-person story created for The Players’ Tribune.

The younger Capel says doctors during Duke University this open diagnosed his father with a illness also famous as amyotrophic parallel sclerosis. He says in a story that a disease, “I am unhappy to report, continues to progress,” though that “we are fighting — always fighting.”

The elder Capel, 64, coached 7 seasons during Old Dominion from 1994 to 2001, holding a Monarchs to dual NCAA tournaments. He also spent one year during North Carolina AT and 4 seasons during Division II Fayetteville State and assisted with a Charlotte Bobcats (2004-11) and Philadelphia 76ers (2011-13).

He’s a primogenitor of a family that includes dual sons who were Atlantic Coast Conference players who went into coaching.

Jeff Capel III played during Duke in a 1990s before starting a coaching career that enclosed stops during Virginia Commonwealth and Oklahoma before returning to his alma mater and is temporarily in assign of a Duke module while Hall of Fame manager Mike Krzyzewski recovers from behind medicine progressing this month.

Jason Capel played during opposition North Carolina from 1998 to 2002 and coached 4 seasons during Appalachian State.

source ⦿ https://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/18552326/former-old-dominion-monarchs-coach-jeff-capel-jr-diagnosed-als

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