Lavonte David, the Buccaneers’ All-Pro linebacker, had positive and encouraging coaches throughout his youth that influenced his life. Now one of the game’s best is making a major impact both on – and off – the field.
Former Green Bay Packer linebacker and Super Bowl champion Brady Poppinga, author of The True Spirit of Competition, on the real purpose of youth sports, shaping young lives and having Brett Favre as a teammate.
Tyrone Poole, a two-time Super Bowl winner, is a beloved volunteer youth coach these days whose passion and energy is changing young lives. Use his tips to help enhance the impact you’re having with your young athletes.
Ike Hilliard, wide receivers coach for the Washington Redskins, savored incredible youth sports experiences growing up. Use his advice for teaching skills, impacting lives and making your season a life-long memory for all your players.
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