Skip Prosser Dies of Heart Attack

July 27, 2007

Winston-Salem, N.C.

Skip Prosser, Wake Forest's Head Coach, and protege of former Virginia Head Coach Pete Gillen, died of an apparent heart attack Thursday afternoon.

According to Mac McDonald, Voice of the Cavaliers, Prosser was found in his office in Winston-Salem. He had gone out jogging earlier that day after returning from a recruiting trip. Prosser was 56 years old.

A native of Pittsburgh, he coached the Demon Deacons for six years and was named the 2003 ACC Coach of the Year after leading the team to a conference title. Prosser coached for seven seasons at Xavie after serving as an assistant under Gillen.

The comments sections of are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we ask that you follow our rules for commenting. E-mail is required to comment on a story, but it will not be displayed with your comment. For complete rules, CLICK HERE. The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 8751662 -
Gray Television, Inc.