Welcome to Buffaloes Summer Break where CUBuffs.com catches up with Colorado student-athletes and coaching staff members throughout the summer "off season."
Today's installment comes from assistant men's basketball coach Jean Prioleau. Coach 'Pri' has been an integral component in the success of the CU men's basketball team the last two seasons. He has assisted the Buffaloes to back-to-back 24-win seasons, the 2012 Pac-12 Conference Tournament Championship and the program's first NCAA Tournament berth since 2003.
What is your favorite summer time activity?
Favorite vacation destination and why?
Miami, love the food.
What was your first summer job?
I worked at a roller skating rink as a DJ.
What was your most memorable summer job experience?
See the last question!
Explain one aspect of your job during the off-season that fans may not realize.
How much time we put into making sure our current players are organized.
The most important thing your current student-athletes should be doing this summer?
Go to class and workout everyday.
What is your favorite moment here at Colorado so far?
Winning the Pac-12 Championship, four games in four days!
A summer-time activity you enjoyed growing up that is NOT your current sport?
Best advice for youth that are beginning to compete in athletics.
Work on the fundamentals.
If you could sit in with one other coaching staff at CU for a game/event that is not your sport, which staff would it be and why?
Football, to see how everything is broken down.
If you could bring one famous person to Colorado for a day-long tour who would it be, and what would you do with them?
Tiger Woods – Give him a tour as if he was a recruit!!