Friday, November 24, 2017
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Local deaf coach inspires young football players

By Chris Singleton

Local football coach Devin DeHart refuses to let a hearing disability stop him from reaching out to young athletes.

DeHart, a 24-year-old Houma native, was born deaf, but he played football as young kid and remains close to the sport as a first-year assistant coach with the East Houma Steelers junior-varsity team (9-10 year old) in the Terrebonne Parish Recreation league.

DeHart uses sign language to signal in plays and communicate with the other coaches and players.

Read more: http://www.houmatoday.com/sports/20171105/local-deaf-coach-inspires-young-football-players

Source: Houma Today

 
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