Rudy, the Forrest Gump of JCA

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    The story that just will not go away.
     
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    I love ND but this guy comes across as a total loser to me.
     
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    I have never met him, but his brother who is the JCA strength coach is a great guy and terrific at preparing kids in the weight room.
     
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    For some reason that guy gave a pep talk to our team before a playoff game this season.
     
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    Are you talking Rudy (or) Rudy's brother Francis the Weight Training Coach?

    What team? Sorry I am getting a little old, but posters that I don't know real well (and) don't have a clue in their site name, well I can't keep it straight which team is 'our team'.
     
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    The Brother and the school was Oswego. Still not sure what his relationship to the program is.
     
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    I think some of the Oswego kids work out at Rudy's gym. The Huginan kids dad is a JC alum and has a relationship with Rudy. Maybe thats where the connection is?
     
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    That absolutely has to be the connection, the older Hugunin (brother) is the strength and conditioning coach as well as the DC.
     
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    Disclaimer: This is my understanding but not necessarily complete and accurate.

    Although JCA considers Coach Ruettiger (Francis) the JCA weight lifting coach, I believe he's just a weight lifting coach who uses his Gym (Rudy's) to help any young man from any school who seeks out his help and training at Rudy's Gym. And I think he has close ties to many area schools through his training.

    I am not at all surprised that any program would invite him to give an inspirational speech. He is simply that kind of guy.
     
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