WSU assistant volleyball coach diagnosed with cancer

Burdette Greeny
Credit: WSU Athletics

PULLMAN, Wash. — Coach Burdette Greeny, the assistant volleyball coach at Washington State University, announced he has cancer.

Coach Greeny made the news public on WSU volleyball’s Twitter on Monday.

Greeny said he starts chemotherapy on Monday and has already undergone two surgeries. He plans to coach through the end of the year.

His wife, Jen Greeny, is the head coach for the program. She recently hit her 200th win at WSU.

“I will fight this. I will never give in. It’s what Cougs do. It’s what I will do,” Greeny said.

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