Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Legendary Basketball Coach Pete Carril Guest of Honor at Reading AHEPA Chapter Meeting

Coach Pete Carril with Chapter President George Giovanis

AHEPAN Gust C. Kraras with Coach Pete Carril

Coach Pete Carril with AHEPAN Harry Dialectos
Legendary basketball coach Pete Carril was the guest speaker Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at a meeting of the Reading Chapter No. 61 of the Order of AHEPA (American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association). Coach Carril spoke about his days as head coach of the Reading High School Red Knights (1958-1966), his glory days as head basketball coach at Princeton University (1967-1996), where his teams won 514 games, and his time as an assistant coach with the NBA's Sacramento Kings (1996-2002). Pictured above is Coach Carril with Chapter President George Giovanis, with Gust C. Kraras, and with Harry Dialectos. The dinner/meeting was held at the Deluxe Restaurant in Shillington, Pa. The AHEPA Chapter made a donation in honor of Coach Carril to the Olivet Boys & Girls Club of Reading, Pa.

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