40 min

Quick to Listen, Slow to Speak: A Conversation About Race Reaching Beyond

    • Self-Improvement

Mike Metcalf is a Charlotte native and former football student-athlete graduated with honors from Appalachian State University.  He first entered the world of motorsports in 2006 as a member of a NASCAR pit crew.  Mike quickly climbed the ranks and started coaching pit crews in addition to competing in 2012.  Presently, he is co-head coach for the Chip Ganassi Racing Pit Crew Department and fuel man for the No. 42 team.  Outside of motorsports, Mike is very active in the community.  He serves on the board of directors for The Daddy Saturday Foundation and Running Works.  His hobbies include yoga, traveling, meeting new people and, most importantly, spending time with his wife and children. 
Connect with Mike:
Instagram
DECK Leadership website: website
LinkedIn
Order the book "12 Second Culture" HERE
Connect with Kyle:
Instagram
LinkedIn
website
4:22 - Get to know Mike
8:27 - Mike's reaction to watching the video of George Floyd 
10:42 - Experiences with assumptions of guilt
15:40 - Where does racism come from and how we can move forward and heal together
22:28 - Building the most diverse pit crew team in NASCAR
26:05 - How Mike envisions talking to his kids about race
31:25 - 3 most popular questions Mike is getting from others centered around race right now

Mike Metcalf is a Charlotte native and former football student-athlete graduated with honors from Appalachian State University.  He first entered the world of motorsports in 2006 as a member of a NASCAR pit crew.  Mike quickly climbed the ranks and started coaching pit crews in addition to competing in 2012.  Presently, he is co-head coach for the Chip Ganassi Racing Pit Crew Department and fuel man for the No. 42 team.  Outside of motorsports, Mike is very active in the community.  He serves on the board of directors for The Daddy Saturday Foundation and Running Works.  His hobbies include yoga, traveling, meeting new people and, most importantly, spending time with his wife and children. 
Connect with Mike:
Instagram
DECK Leadership website: website
LinkedIn
Order the book "12 Second Culture" HERE
Connect with Kyle:
Instagram
LinkedIn
website
4:22 - Get to know Mike
8:27 - Mike's reaction to watching the video of George Floyd 
10:42 - Experiences with assumptions of guilt
15:40 - Where does racism come from and how we can move forward and heal together
22:28 - Building the most diverse pit crew team in NASCAR
26:05 - How Mike envisions talking to his kids about race
31:25 - 3 most popular questions Mike is getting from others centered around race right now

40 min

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