Q&A: Get to Know Women's Basketball Head Coach Royce Chadwick

GoIslanders.com caught up with Islanders Women's Basketball Head Coach Royce Chadwick off the court with a Q&A: 

GI: What does it mean to be a part of the Islanders women's basketball family?

RC: It means everything. It means being at the exact spot at exactly the right time to really make a difference. 

GI: What are you most looking forward to this season?

RC: The challenge. The opportunity that we have in front of us to resurrect the basketball program. 

GI: What is one word to describe yourself?

RC: Intense 

GI: Growing up who was your sports idol?

RC: Michael Jordan 

GI: Favorite arena/place to coach in?

RC: Any arena in the NCAA Tournament. 

GI: What is your favorite quote?

RC: "It's not the size of the dog in the fight; it's the size of the fight in the dog." 

GI: What is your favorite sport to watch other than basketball?

RC: College football 

GI: Biggest sports icon or celebrity you have ever met?

RC: Julius Erving 

GI: Favorite place to eat on the road while recruiting?

RC: New York: Chinatown, New Orleans: Ralph & Kacoo's, Nashville: Bar-B-Que Downtown, Memphis: B.B. Kings … lots of good places out there. 

GI: What is one random fact about you that most people don't know?

RC: I love boats. 

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