Ethics Hero:Wake Forest Baseball Coach Tom Walter

Kevin Jordan and his kidney donor

Athletic team coaches habitually refer to their teams as “families”, but in the inspiring case of Wake Forest baseball coach Tom Walter, he meant it. When he found out that one of his players, freshman Kevin Jordan, was in serious peril because of failing kidneys, and that the student’s family couldn’t supply a safe match for a life-saving transplant, Morgan gave the young man one of his own.

You can read about Walter’s gift at Baseball America here and on Ethics Bob here.

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