43 min

Nothing Without Work w/Jim Konrad The "I" in Win

    • Sports

#42.  Jim Konrad had a unique path into education. While in medical school, he was coaching a youth team and fell in love with the idea of teaching and coaching for a career, so he left medical school after his second year to pursue a career in education. 

In 1997, Jim was hired by his alma mater,  Naperville North HS (IL), and became the head soccer coach in 2003. NN soccer program accomplishments during his 18 years as HC:
Myro Rys Sportsmanship Award Winner3 State Championships (including a 45 game winning streak)4 Final 4 appearances7 Final 8 appearances16 Dupage Valley Conference ChampionshipsUSC National Coach of the Year (2018)NFHS National Coach of the Year (2019)His program is based upon the idea of "Nothing Without Work" (Sine Labore Nihil), and clearly, Coach Konrad's dedication to his team off the field is yielding the result on the field.

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#42.  Jim Konrad had a unique path into education. While in medical school, he was coaching a youth team and fell in love with the idea of teaching and coaching for a career, so he left medical school after his second year to pursue a career in education. 

In 1997, Jim was hired by his alma mater,  Naperville North HS (IL), and became the head soccer coach in 2003. NN soccer program accomplishments during his 18 years as HC:
Myro Rys Sportsmanship Award Winner3 State Championships (including a 45 game winning streak)4 Final 4 appearances7 Final 8 appearances16 Dupage Valley Conference ChampionshipsUSC National Coach of the Year (2018)NFHS National Coach of the Year (2019)His program is based upon the idea of "Nothing Without Work" (Sine Labore Nihil), and clearly, Coach Konrad's dedication to his team off the field is yielding the result on the field.

To sign up for weekly notes from each episode, CLICK HERE.

Review The "I" in Win on Apple Podcast or my website to let me know what you think of the show.  Follow me on Twitter (@LukeMertens)

43 min

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