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Joe Mazzulla Returning for Country Roads Trust Event

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Joe Mazzulla talking to WVU football team

Boston Celtics HC Joe Mazzulla will make a return to Morgantown on Aug. 24 for the Country Roads Trust’s Pad2Pad Logistics Football Kickoff Dinner. Mazzulla will serve as the special guest for CRT’s inaugural event.

Mazzulla, the guest speaker, will join WVU football HC Neal Brown and country singer Charles Wesley Godwin, who also will both be at the event.

Click here to purchase a ticket to the event at Milan Puskar Stadium.

Currently, Mazzulla is making his NBA finals debut as a head coach as his Boston Celtics take on the Dallas Mavericks, featured by Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving. Mazzulla is in his second year with the Celtics as head coach and was on the bench during their finals appearance in 2022 vs. Golden State.

Mazzulla, who played guard at West Virginia from 2006-11, has worked his way up the coaching ladder over the past decade. Mazzulla began pursuing a coaching career following his graduation from West Virginia. Following coaching stints at Glenville State and Fairmont State, the former Mountaineer was hired as an assistant of the Maine Red Claws, Boston’s G-League team. Mazzulla went back to Fairmont State in 2017 to serve as the head coach of the Fighting Falcons.

During his WVU days, Joe Mazzulla was most known for his 17-point performance in the 2010 Elite Eight against Kentucky. Mazzulla stepped in for an injured Truck Bryant, helping the Mountaineers reach their first Final Four since 1959. Mazzulla played 145 career games at West Virginia.

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