Host Richmond Weaver explores the influence and impact of sports through conversations with personalities and luminaries who have been impacted, built, and inspired by the role of sports in their lives as they share their personal stories.
Brian Kight: Daily DISCIPLINE to outlast the cynics
It was first on the football field that Brian Kight felt freedom and also discovered the power of sports by requiring you to understand yourself in relation to the people around you and he soon began to recognize the importance of employing simple systems which would enable you to be disciplined in all walks of life which he continues to use as an entrepreneur, speaker, executive coach and author of dailydiscipline.com.
The TRANSFORMATION power of a COFFEE BEAN with Damon West
Sentenced to 65 years in prison, Damon West would hear the simple but transformative message about a coffee bean that would help reclaim his life after going from a Division I college football quarterback to being addicted to methamphetamine and leading an organized crime ring of burglaries. Paroled in 2016, he eventually teamed up with best-selling author Jon Gordon to write the book "The Coffee Bean: A simple lesson to create positive change" and he continues sharing this positive message as a keynote speaker while also teaching about the prison system in America as a professor at the University of Houston.
Doing BETTER in life by always LEARNING with Alystia Moore
Alystia Moore is motivated to be the best version of herself through doing better in life by always learning and through her competitive spirit and inner drive she is continuously striving to be a helpful person as she continues her role as a Programming and Acquisitions Manager with ESPN and also serving on the advisory committee for The Winning Edge Leadership Academy co-founded by Maria Taylor and Corinne Milien.
Dr. Kent Ellington: The quest for PERFECTION
The quest for perfection continues to drive Dr. Kent Ellington an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon with OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, NC as he tries to also harness the competitiveness within himself. Through that competitiveness, he's always looking for opportunities whether as a surgeon, pilot, or entrepreneur to push down that pathway of progress and knows that it's the people in his life that helped make him the man that he is today.
Kelly Brooks: Facilitating OPPORTUNITIES through SPORTS
Opportunities through sports and the ecosystem of sports is something that Kelly has experienced firsthand within his own family and this led to his passion of now wanting to help facilitate those opportunities for others from having the opportunity to meet Bear Bryant as a kid to his days as an assistant college basketball coach and now through The Brooks Element, The Winning Edge Leadership Academy, Forward Progress Athletics Consulting and Renaissance Search and Consulting.
Choosing how you LIVE your life with Ben Newman
How you choose to live your life is something Ben Newman learned early in his life from his mom as he watched her battle a rare and debilitating disease that would take her life but her lasting legacy continues to fuel Ben today as a performance coach and keynote speaker working with sales organizations and athletes in the NFL, PGA, NBA, Major League Baseball, UFC and the NCAA as Ben shares why it's so important for him to continue sharing the legacy of his mom and how sports also helped develop his drive.
Incredibly knowledgeable about sports. Love the series. Every episode gets better.
Great interview with David Cone
Listened today on Sportscountry.net. Surprised and pleased to hear former Michigan QB David Cone (not related to the Yankees pitcher). Fun interview and Cone is great guest - get him talking and let him go! Lots of stories. Good glimpse of the recruiting process.
What great guests!!
Rich really gets his guests to open up and tell the real story! If you're tired of the same old sports shows, try this, the unsung heroes of sports!