Casey Taylor with Jud Boies & Jason Harper
CASEY TAYLOR is an educator, author, coach, and most importantly, a husband and a dad. With a compelling childhood story of a shattered family, character became his antidote for the pain of a fatherless home. Coaches and teachers echoed his single mother’s voice of resilience for Casey’s success. They taught tenacity and it is now that which drives Casey to build athletes of character.
Taylor Made is his systematic approach that weaves a narrative of hope with a practical outline to follow. He builds players on the field that leave their mark off the field. Taylor Made is a manifesto of motivation. A quick and easy read, Taylor Made gives all coaches and players a compass for life’s greatest achievements.
Max Miller with Jason Harper
With fifty years of football and coaching experience, Max’s teams have racked up hundreds of wins. Yet, Max prefers that his character and impact on players to be remembered as his legacy. Max Miller has left a lifetime of impact on High School football in Northern California. The High School Football Hall of Fame honored him for a 257-85-4 career record but his players speak of a gentle man with a raging passion for the game of football and life.
Following his retirement from coaching in 2007, Max has devoted his time to continuing the legacy of building champions of character with his renowned coaches conference “Clinic of Champions”. Max Miller’s Clinic of Champions remains the most influential training venue for high school football coaches in the country.
Max Impact is a resource for people who want to make a difference in the lives of others. The pages are loaded with fifty points of impact from fifty years of influence. Miller reminisces of real life examples of changed lives. Max Impact transcends sports. These principals of leadership transcend sports. From the locker room of a local campus to the board room of a corporate office, Max Impact is practical and applicable. Leaders use it. Coaches of any sport at any age should read it today.
Troy Ellerman, a born and raised cowboy was a respected attorney and the Commissioner of the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association. He handled the BALCO Steroid case involving the now famous scandal where superstar athletes were exposed for using illegal steroids. The front-page news BALCO case tore off the shroud of secrecy that had protected our sports heroes for so long and forever changed the way in which we as Americans view success in sports. His “leaking” of confidential material to news reporters resulted in Congressional hearings, an award-winning book, federal investigations, and major changes in steroid testing and regulation.
After his best friend turned him in, Troy lost his job, his law license, and went to prison for what he did. This is his fascinating true story of success, betrayal, failure, and redemption.
Donny Burleson with Jason Harper
Co-authored by the founder of Character Combine, an organization that mentors and motivates coaches and players of influence to actively pursue increased character on and off the field, One in a Million: The Art of Mentoring Individuals One at a Time tells the compelling story of motivational speaker Donny Burleson and outlines simple steps and effective keys for mentoring young people.