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Kent State Mourns the Passing of Larry Amar

KENT, OHIO- The Kent State Golden Flashes family is mourning the loss of former field hockey assistant coach Larry Amar.

Amar served as an assistant coach for the Golden Flashes from 2009-2018 alongside head coach Kathleen (Schanne) Wiler. Together they were a part of 105 victories and part of four Mid-American Conference tournament championships (2010, 2014-16). During his tenure, he earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Kent State in 2013.

"We are heartbroken at the news of Larry's passing," Kent State Director of Athletics Joel Nielsen said. "Larry was a great coach, but a better father, husband and friend, our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife Abbey and their two children.