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Duke University Coach Al Buehler

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Duke University Coach Al Buehler Al Buehler's been an inspiration to athletes for over five decades as Track and Field Coach at Duke University. Through track and field, he broke ground in race relations and women's sports, in addition to success on the international sports scene when he was on the coaching staff for the US Olympic Track and Field team. Coach Buehler's story has been made into a documentary and companion book by filmmaker Amy Unell, one of Buehler's former students. We'll be joined by Amy Unell and Coach Buehler to talk about using sports to inspire, to educate, and to build relationships. Guests Coach Al Buehler - Former Track and Field Coach at Duke University. He's been at Duke for 55 years where he still teaches a seminar class "History and Issues of Sports." Amy Unell - Director and Producer of the film Starting at the Finish Line: The Coach Buehler Story. She also wrote a companion book Starting at the Finish Line: Coach Al Buehler's Timeless Wisdom. Coach Buehler will be in Charlotte on July 10th to speak at a Duke Alumni Event for the Charlotte premiere of Starting at the Finish Line. Details. Add and read comments