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Joe CoolFrom his Days Coaching at the Youth, Div. III And Div. II Levels, Montana\'s Joe Glenn has been intent on building something big.
by: Tony Jackson
© February 2000
For the record, the song was called, "In Heaven, There is No Beer." And the first time he heard it being belted out by a senior citizens band from the local Kiwanis club on that late summer day in 1989, Joe Glenn began to realize just how much work he had ahead of him.
It was his first game as head football coach at the University ofNorthern Colorado, and although the afternoon would end in a narrow victory over Idaho State, it was a truly humbling experience. It had been seven years since the Bears' last winning season, and at least that long since anyone had actually cared. The team played in a cramped, aging stadium, a mile away from campus, and it played before an audience that did not include cheerleaders, a band or, for that matter, much of anybody else.
Glenn, who had grown up in Lincoln, Neb., in the shadow of Memo....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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