FORT MYERS, Fla. – Florida Gulf Coast University basketball head coaches Karl Smesko and Dave Balza will never be out of reach.
The two coaches have joined the latest Internet craze and created Twitter accounts. With the launch of their official Twitter accounts, FGCUCoachSmesko and basket_balza, fans can receive instant updates, or “tweets,” directly from Coach Smesko and Coach Balza on the Internet or on their mobile phone.
Fans can go to www.twitter.com/FGCUCoachSmesko to follow Coach Smesko’s Twitter account and www.twitter.com/basket_balza to follow Coach Balza. Users must create an account to join. Once logged in, fans have the choice of following other users, and they can activate their mobile devices to receive “tweets” as other users post them.
Twitter is a free service that lets users keep in touch with people through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing?