The Utah Sports Hall of Fame Foundation is launching a new training symposium entitled “For the Love of Sport” to be held Jan. 19 at Murray High School.

The event will feature “both inspirational and practical talks on becoming a successful coach and athletic administrator,” according to a news release. It’s meant for current and aspiring high school coaches and administrators.

Former Roy High track standout and Winter Olympics silver medalist Bill Schuffenhauer will join legendary Utah basketball coach Elaine Elliott, BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe, Olympic basketball gold medalist Natalie Williams and Paralympian Mike Schlappi, among others, as speakers, according to the release.

Registration is $25 before Jan. 15; after, it is $40. The event will include a certificate of competition for coaches or teachers looking for licensing recertification. The event is scheduled for 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Interested participants can register at or call Deb Bennett at 801-554-4787 with questions.

The Utah Sports Hall of Fame Foundation is a nonprofit that began in 1967 “to celebrate and preserve Utah’s storied sports heritage,” according to its website.

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Brett Hein is the sports editor and covers Weber State sports for the Standard-Examiner.

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