Hackensack’s Wimberly reflects on historic NJSIAA vote, and the value of HS sports during COVID-19

Benjie Wimberly is a high school football coach, the Deputy Speaker in the state Assembly, and on the Executive Committee of the NJSIAA.

He’s also a big proponent of youth sports as a way to bring some sense of normalcy to student-athletes in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This week, as part of his role with the NJSIAA, he was among those celebrating the unprecedented majority that voted in favor of a measure that changes the association’s constitution, to allow football to play down to public school group champions.

He spoke with Central Jersey Sports Radio on both topics. Click below to hear the interview:

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