Faith, Redemption and the Florida Gators

Faith, Redemption and the Florida Gators

It’s not the critic that counts…Presenting to a powerhouse college football program had been a goal of mine for years. It was something I thought would be a blast, and I felt the message would really help a team succeed as we were having tremendous success in...
A Relentless Standard

A Relentless Standard

I once saw a guy being interviewed asked the question: “What is it that makes you guys so good? Smiling, he replied, “It’s not that we’re that good, it’s that everyone else sucks.” I smiled too but wasn’t sure why and began reflecting on what it meant to me. As...
A Life Worth Dying For

A Life Worth Dying For

A colleague once asked me, “how did you manage the fear of death?” The answer is fairly simple. Life has pain and ends with death. The question is, what are you going to do about it? You see the secret is to stare that reality right in the face and smile. Because...
Why Our Top Performers Fail

Why Our Top Performers Fail

Of the 135 men that started, we had dwindled to just under 40. At the current moment, it was hard to tell exactly how many people were left in the chaos that was upon us. Yesterday afternoon we had started hellweek. Hellweek is often regarded as the most difficult...
Increasing Individual Performance

Increasing Individual Performance

How Focusing on Each Other increases Individual Performance. Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. One of the first things I remember hearing during training. The circle plank teaches players mental toughness through application. The most valuable response in...