Nearly a decade ago, Coach Mike Deegan began his journey to add values to peoples lives as part of his own personal development. As an athlete and coach, he observed the strong parallels between sports and all phases of life (internally, professionally, and at home). After several years of compiling his observations, he hit send on a weekly newsletter shining the light on these lessons with a goal to help people get on their own path to living their best life. This book explores his path for continuous and never-ending improvement, his relationship with failure, forming the right team and life at home in Mike's authentic and vulnerable style. Any person that has experienced sports either through playing, coaching or watching will find value in these pages.
Take the journey with Mike as he wrestles internally with leading a life of purpose and meaning while being a coach of collegiate athletes, a business owner, husband and parent of four. Mike's journey has resonated with Fortune 500 CEO's, professional sports executives, coaches of all levels, teachers, stay-at-home parents, and current athletes. The lessons sports teach us about life are all around us and when your moment arrives be prepared to "Let it Rip!"