Getting to Know Defensive Coordinator Trent Laune

Continuing the "Get to Know" series, today we have a post featuring Defensive Coordinator Trent Laune.  

What influenced you to become a football coach? 
I decided to become a football coach because it allowed me to have a unique environment in which I can have an influence on so many different young men. I strongly believe that what matters most in this life is that people come to have a saving faith in Jesus Christ. Coaching football, unlike almost anything else I could be doing, puts me in a position to help young men find and grow in that saving faith. 
What is your favorite aspect of being a football coach?
I love the game of football and what it allows men to be and experience is something that has become increasingly rare in our culture. I love the intensity and passion of the game and the clarity of the outcome. I also love the camaraderie built on a football team working towards a common goal. 

What is one thing that you do that is beyond what most football coaches do? 

As a coach at Greenville I get to meet one on one with several players. During these meetings I get to pray with players. We discuss what we are reading in the bible and different books that we are reading through. These meetings are a great time of growth and learning for myself as much as they are for the players. 

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