Sam Harrell’s willingness to risk it all — for his family, his career and himself — is why his influence extends far beyond the game of football.
Sam Harrell, Former Ennis (TX) Head Coach, will be the first to tell you that – in football as well as in life – some gambles are worth the risk.
After 40 years as a teacher and football coach, Ott Hurrle has impacted the lives of thousands with the power of his influence.
Individuals like Ott Hurrle, who evolve into people of great influence, are usually found to be an amalgamation of their family and community.
Andy Lowry guided Columbine (CO) HS into an era of on-field success that restored school pride and helped rebuild a community following a national tragedy.
Columbine High School head coach Andy Lowry faced a very difficult decision during his 2007 playoff run: Lash out or set an example for his team.
With his career on a roll and determined to help others, Bob Burt’s world changed forever when his 19-year-old daughter Erin died unexpectedly.
AFCF Power Of Influence Award winner Bob Burt learned coaching and life lessons from legendary mentors, which helped guide him through personal tragedy.
There are ancillary benefits to growing the participation level of youth football within the local community, according to Noel Dean, former head football coach at Lowell High School in Lowell, Mich.
Former Lowell (Mich.) High School head coach Noel Dean began building success by involving students at a young age and encouraging their love of the game.
As Jenks (Okla.) High School head coach Allan Trimble battles a deadly disease, he finds new perspective on the meaning of life and the influence coaches can wield.