We regret to inform you that Chase Tripp, the director of sports performance at the Catawba College community, passed away on March 2, 2023. The news of Tripp’s sudden demise has left the community in deep shock and sadness. The college officials have expressed their heartfelt condolences and are requesting prayers for the comfort and grace of Tripp’s family and all those affected by this loss.
Continue reading to know more about Chase Tripp’s life, career, and the impact he left on family, friends, and loved ones.
Who was Chase Tripp? Know more about him
The Catawba community is mourning the sudden and unexpected passing of Chase Tripp, the director of sports performance since July 2020. Known for his unwavering dedication, kindness, and passion, Tripp had a significant impact on the lives of many student-athletes at Catawba College. Colleagues, including Michelle Caddigan, director of athletics, described Tripp as an integral member of the community who went above and beyond to help athletes reach their potential. Tripp, who was also an active member of the local Salisbury community, will be deeply missed by those who knew him.
How did Chase Tripp die? What was his cause of death?
The official cause of Chase Tripp’s passing has yet to be disclosed; however, several posts on social media from his family and friends suggest that he was hospitalized due to a diabetic coma, which may have contributed to his death. Despite the lack of information regarding the cause of death, those who knew and loved Tripp continue to mourn his loss and honor his memory. The focus remains on celebrating his life and supporting his family and friends during this challenging time. The impact that Tripp had on those around him is evident in the outpouring of grief and love that has been expressed since the news of his passing.
Tributes pour in for Chase Tripp
Expressing grief over Chase Tripp’s death, Jordan Paul, Chase Tripp’s student, shared a Facebook post. He wrote, “I was blessed to have Coach Tripp as my lifting coach. There was never a moment he didn’t have a smile on his face. That man would do anything in the world for his student athletes. He touched the lives of so many. Heaven got one of the best. Thank you for being you Chase Tripp. 🕊️❤️”
Another person, Terry Goff Tripp, Chase’s uncle, wrote, “Our Sweet and loving Nephew Chase is now with our lord. Our hearts and lives will never be the same. Chase impacted so many young athletes and everyone who met him. His fierce dedication to his work only rivaled that of his love for his family. We love you Chase, for that will never change…. your presence here on earth will be missed and mourned by many. Thanks to all who prayed for our boy. Please keep prayers coming for the family. Our hearts are broken.”
The passing of Chase Tripp has deeply impacted numerous individuals, and his absence will be acutely felt. Our condolences and support go out to his loved ones, associates, and the community during this challenging time.
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Who is Chase Tripp?
Chase Tripp was Catawba’s director of sports performance, known for his dedication, passion, and kindness towards student-athletes.
How did Chase Tripp die?
The official cause of Chase Tripp’s passing has yet to be disclosed, but several social media posts suggest he was hospitalized due to a diabetic coma, which may have contributed to his death.