What other players on the San Ramon Valley High School team have learned from Cade Rocca’s example — he’s never missed practice and doesn’t whine — will be as valuable as the experience of playing has been for Cade. “He’s doing a lot for us. It’s a great lesson,” says coach Kerry Soppet.
Cade also fits into Soppet’s football philosophy nicely, reports the CC Times. “I don’t coach kids to win football games. I coach kids to be winners.”
Cade was also crowned a homecoming prince and got to ride through the town in a convertible with a cheerleader on his arm. “Through it all, he beamed.”
(READ the story, w/ photos, from Contra Costa Times)
Story tip from Mike McGinley