MEDIA

When Rob Wicall left the Spurs after bringing their mascot, The Coyote, to life for the last 16 years, he was remembered as an innovator who mascoted like no one ever had.  Here are just some of the media outlets that spoke about the expansive career of Rob Wicall.

 

Spurs Coyote: The man behind the fur

April 20, 2017

 

You may not recognize his face, but you know his moves.  Rob Wicall was the man behind the Spurs Coyote for 20 years.  Wicall stepped into the suit when he was 26-years-old back in 1996.

Farewell to a Spurs legend (no, not that one)
by Zach Lowe
ABC News
May 20, 2016
 

Rob Wicall, the man behind the famous San Antonio Spurs Coyote costume, has stepped down after nearly two decades of comedy, gymnastics, injuries and various hijinks. He chatted with ESPN.com about his career and the nutty life of an NBA mascot.

Rob Wicall - ESPN
Rob Wicall Visits with Great Day
May 24, 2016
 

He is the man behind every Spurs fans' favorite mascot "The Coyote". Now after two decades, Rob Wicall is retiring and visits with Great Day once again! 
 

Life After the Coyote: The Next Big Role for Rob Wicall
by Ken Rodriguez
Rivard Report
November 14, 2016
 

Wicall spent 20 years as the Coyote before an arthritic condition, ankylosing spondylitis, or AS, forced him to retire last May. He’s not sure about his next gig. But he hopes to take lessons learned as an entertainer and use them to inspire. One is preparation and planning.

Beloved Spur Retires: The Coyote, Rob Wicall, Hangs it Up
by Travis Buffkin
San Antonio Current
May 19, 2016
 

Robert Wicall, the man behind The Coyote, has announced his retirement. For over a decade Wicall has made the NBA's greatest fans smile, laugh, shout and cheer on the silver and black with his trademark humor and athleticism.

Great Day SA
Rob Wicall - Rivard Report
Rob Wicall - San Antonio Current
The Coyote Speaks - Segment 1
January 17, 2017
 

This week we have a very fun show!! First we will talk to the retired San Antonio Spurs Coyote, Rob Wicall, who was the Coyote for 16 years before retiring last season - we will hear about what he has been up to since retirement (his Ted Talk, the WhyCall Experience and more!) 

The Coyote Speaks - Segment 2
January 17, 2017
 

This week we have a very fun show!! First we will talk to the retired San Antonio Spurs Coyote, Rob Wicall, who was the Coyote for 16 years before retiring last season - we will hear about what he has been up to since retirement (his Ted Talk, the WhyCall Experience and more!)

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