iHoops Family Loses Neil Dougherty, Director of Athlete & Coach Programs

It is with great sadness that we share that our colleague Neil Dougherty passed away July 5, 2011 during a run in Indianapolis.

Serving the game he loved, Neil has been a driving force and true visionary in the path of building iHoops from its earliest days.

Neil's commitment to assuring young people experience the joy and satisfaction of the game as he did will empower our focus going forward.

A truly remarkable man, coach, father, grandfather, husband, son, brother, friend and colleague, he will be missed by all and his legacy will impact generations to come.

The outpouring of reaction and reflection to the passing of our friend and colleague Neil Dougherty has been overwhelming.

The wake for Cornelius Aaron "Neil" Dougherty was Friday, July 15 at Sacred Heart Church, in Neil's hometown of Leavenworth, KS.  The funeral service was Saturday, July 16.

Thank you again for your thoughts and prayers during this time.


For those who wish, the family encourages memorial contributions be made in the name of Cornelius Aaron "Neil" Dougherty to the H.O.P.E Farm in Fort Worth, TX. Your contributions can be made online at http://www.hopefarminc.org/donate/ or via mail at 865 E. Ramsey Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76104. 

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