This week on Inside the Headset, we are featuring our 2022 Regional Power of Influence Award winners in a roundtable discussion. The coaches discuss their journey, some of the mentors who have had an impact upon them, and some pillars of their football program. 2022 AFCA/AFCF Regional Power of Influence Award winners are: Region 1: Jim Kelliher, Abington (Mass.) High School Region 2: Rodney Saulsberry Sr., Whitehaven (Tenn.) High School Region 3: Dwight Lundeen, Becker (Minn.) High School Region 4: John King, Longview (Tex.) High School Region 5: Todd Sloat, Fall River (Calif.) High School Jim Kelliher has been the head coach at Abington High School for 49 years and currently sits fourth for career victories in Massachusetts history with …
Recently retired head coach of Lenape Valley (N.J.) High School, Don Smolyn, won the 2020 AFCA/AFCF Power of Influence Award, and with good reason. On top of amassing 348 career wins, he used his position to benefit scores of people in his community.
The second installment of AFCA’s Book Recap Series focuses on John C. Maxwell’s ‘The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership’.
For Minnetonka (Minn.) High School head coach Dave Nelson, coaching runs in the family, and so does doing everything possible to make a positive impact on your community and your school. It’s the reason he won the 2019 AFCA®/AFCF® Power Of Influence Award.
Greenwood (Ark.) High School head coach Rick Jones is the recipient of the prestigious 2018 AFCA Power of Influence Award, presented by TeamSnap.
From a practical standpoint, Rick Jones and his coaching staff try to serve every aspect of their players’ development in several different ways.
Greenwood High School Head Coach Rick Jones has been named the recipient of the 2018 Power of Influence Award, presented by TeamSnap.
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.
The wisdom that Tony DeMatteo has gained through decades of experience has helped him to identify what is truly valuable in life.
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.
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