Help Change A Coach's Life: Vote Now For The 2018 Hometown Hero Award!

2018 Hometown Hero Nominee: Larry Menendez Jr., Team Motivate

“Coach Menendez is like my second dad.” -- Team Motivate athlete // Above video features Coach Larry Menendez Jr.

Hometown Heroes — an award to recognize the finest coaches in the country who make an impact in the community by changing high school-age athletes' lives for the better. You have from Thursday, November 1st until Friday, November 16th to vote for the 2018 Hometown Heroes Award. The winner to take home $25,000!

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2018 Hometown Hero Nominee: Larry Menendez Jr., Team Motivate


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