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Joe Coors boosted Mines, golf team as trustee and donor

As a trustee from 1991 to 1999, Coors had a special interest in the physical health and wellness of Mines students, said Marv Kay, longtime Mines football coach and athletic director. “He was a strong advocate of the required physical education for all freshmen and sophomores.”

Coors was often seen at Mines basketball games to watch his son Doug, then an undergraduate—a practice that continued long after Doug graduated. “He was a great donor and a great fan who regularly attended our athletics events,” said David Hansburg, director of athletics at Mines…  Read more…