Coach Todd Young has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 5, 2020.
It is with a great deal of sadness that we inform you of the passing of Assistant Football Coach Todd Young. Todd passed away this morning (March 5). Please keep Todd’s family in your thoughts and prayers as they go through this difficult time.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
Heavy hearts on the Washington and Jefferson campus tonight with the passing of 47-year-old coach Todd Young who lost his battle with cancer. Our condolences to his family and his larger family at W&J #WTAE https://t.co/fzYWWCGnMw
— Andrew Stockey (@astockeyWTAE) March 6, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Twice in the last few weeks, I’ve had to seek corrections on stories confusing State Senator Mike Young with U.S. Senator Todd Young. Tonight’s was particularly bad. Let’s get the basics right.
— jaykenworthy (@jaykenworthy) March 6, 2020
It is with a very heavy heart that all of us with Waynesburg athletics send our most sincere condolences and prayers to @wjathletics and the family of Todd Young on his passing. He was a true gentleman, as well as a driving forces behind the @WJFootball program.
— Waynesburg Sports (@WaynesburgSport) March 5, 2020
Coach Todd Young gave me the opportunity2 live out my dream & play football @ the collegiate level. Always will be thankful. He always brought the best out of his OL, & I was lucky 2 go against them throughout my 4 years. He will be missed. Prayers 2 the Young family. #prezpride
— Brendan Lucchino (@LuchTHeTRuth443) March 5, 2020
We stand with W&J in mourning the loss of Coach Todd Young. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and the W&J Community. https://t.co/HpDka0bU1B
— Andrew DiDonato (@CoachDiDonato) March 5, 2020