The Sun Devil Caravan made its third stop on its inaugural tour May 19 in Yuma, Ariz. The stop was headlined by Vice President for University Athletics Ray Anderson, Sun Devil football head coach Todd Graham, new wrestling coach Zeke Jones, men’s basketball coach Herb Sendek, women’s basketball coach Charli Turner Thorne and soccer coach Kevin Boyd.
A Sparky’s Tour kicked off the day at James R. Rolle Elementary where students were taught the value of personal character and healthy living through the acronym S.P.A.R.K.Y. - Self-discipline, Positive, Active, Respect, Knowledge and Yourself.
Following Sparky’s Tour, the Sun Devil coaching staff and Sparky visited children hospitalized in the pediatric unit of Yuma Regional Medical Center.
Following their visit to the hospital, the group met up with the rest of the travel party at the Yuma Food Bank.
To end the day, fans and alumni gathered at the Gowan Company for a Sun Devil Meet and Greet where they had the opportunity to interact one-on-one with the ASU coaching staff and administrators.
The Caravan tour continues on Thursday in Flagstaff, Ariz. Details on the stop are below.
Sparky’s Family Festival
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club of Flagstaff (301 Paseo Del Flag, Flagstaff, AZ 86001)
Attendees – Ray Anderson, Todd Graham, Kevin Boyd and new head women's gymnastics coach René Lyst.