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Former BYU Basketball Coach Dave Rose recovering after heart attack

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Former BYU basketball head coach suffered what doctors described as a major as a “major” and “severe” heart attack of Tuesday, according to his wife Cheryl. Cheryl posted the following Instagram post:

Rose is in recovery mode and was seen in good spirits, according to his former assistant Tim Lacomb:

One thing for sure is that Dave Rose is a fighter. Rose overcame pancreatic cancer during his time as BYU head coach, and is already overcoming this setback.

Rose retired from coaching in March.

Praying for a full recovery for Coach Rose!