By Teddy Greenstein
4:13 p.m. CDT, May 2, 2011
Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald has been named the inaugural 1WORLD Sports Coach of the Year, the organization announced Sunday at its first annual Fitness Festival and banquet.
Founded by Ted Devine, 1WORLD Sports' mission is to educate, motivate and inspire underprivileged youth through sports to become both better athletes and people.
Fitzgerald earned the honor based on the criteria of academics, community and teamwork.