Audio: Lewis coach discusses preseason, creating group to help premature babies

Listen to Off the Block’s interview with Lewis coach Dan Friend about the Flyers’ start to the preseason and creating the Rae Strong Foundation.


The non-profit organization provides financial and emotional support to families who have premature babies born 14 or more weeks before their due date. The group that Friend and his wife, the Lewis women’s volleyball head coach, founded during the offseason is name after their 1-year-old daughter who was born premature.

Lewis women’s volleyball also will play William Jewel in the annual Playing For Preemies match tonight to help raise awareness about premature births. To support and learn more about the Rae Strong Foundation, click here.