After finishing 3-5 in ACC play and sixth in the Coastal Division last season, Virginia hired former BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall. Mendenhall arrived in Charlottesville with a proven track record after leading the Cougars to 11 straight bowl appearances.
In addition to the change in schools, Mendenhall has faced some adaptations in his living conditions. He told The David Glenn Show at this year’s ACC Kickoff that, because of his current living arrangements, he is now an expert at a new type of problem-solving.
“This is what we learned after three months in a hotel and almost four in an RV: With our kids, when they are mad at each other, there is no place for them to go,” Mendenhall said. “Conflict resolution has become something we are masters at.”
The Cavalier head coach believes he has a safe outlet if his new job doesn’t pan out.
“If for some reason in coaching things went off the track somewhere, we have an RV; we’d be O.K.”
During the interview, Mendenhall also talked about making the transition from BYU to UVA and how Tony Bennett helped get him to Charlottesville. Click below to hear full interview: