My father always tells me that one of the most important things about life is that each generation should strive to be better than the one preceding it.
There is a lot of fundamental paternal truth in that. That’s how cool things like cell phones get invented.
Well, Bob Joyce, the talented, long-time voice of the UConn women’s basketball program on the IMG UConn Radio Network is living that dream these days though his son, Rob, a student at Hofstra Univesity.
Rob Joyce is one of the lucky students at the school to be involved in the daily broadcasting of games for the NHL’s New York Islanders. And if you don’t think that’s awesome, you’ve never been a college kid wondering if you’ll ever get a chance to live your dream.
Please read this piece from Newsday’s Neil Best on the program that brings kids like Rob Joyce into the world of major-league sports. And keep your ears open for Robbie.