Date: Jan. 31, 2013
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PNC Basketball Names Thordarson as Coach For A Day
Westville – The Purdue University North Central men's basketball team welcomed IU Health La Porte Hospital CEO Thor Thordarson as its Coach for a Day for its recent game against Judson University.
Coach for a Day honors are reserved for special guests of the Panther Athletic Department. Coach Thordarson had the opportunity to address the team before and after the game and had the best seat in the house on the PNC team bench.
IU Health recently made the largest single corporate sponsorship donation to the PNC Athletic Department.
The funding will provide scholarship funding for PNC athletes and assist in supporting the growing needs of the PNC Athletics Department. The PNC Corporate Sponsorship Program provides an opportunity for Northwest Indiana companies to support PNC Athletics and publically display their commitment to the community.
Thordarson joined IU Health La Porte Hospital in June, 2008 and was named president and chief executive Officer in July 2009. Thordarson received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Andrews University and a Master in Business Administration from Kent State University.
To learn more about the PNC athletic program, visit www.pncathletics.com or contact John Weber, PNC director of Athletics, at 785-5200, ext. 5273.