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Undertaker's Son: Life Lessons from a Coachby Richard Digger Phelps
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Richard Digger” Phelps, the winningest mens basketball coach in Notre Dames storied athletic history and a renowned basketball analyst for ESPN, tells his game plan for success—not just in sports, but in life. From overcoming his humble beginnings to becoming coach of one of Americas most elite sports teams at age twenty-nine, Phelps writes of setting goals and striving to reach them. Brutally honest, inspirational, and often humorous, Undertakers Son is for anyone seeking an edge in business or life.
Who better to write a game plan for life than Digger Phelps? . . . Diggers many passions are reflected in this book as he goes beyond xs and os to thoughtful solutions—a winning strategy.”Hannah Storm, ESPN sports journalist
Sound advice delivered in an entertaining context from a high-profile personality who doesnt take himself too seriously.”—Booklist
Phelpss eminently readable, inspirational, account chronicles how he rose from an unmotivated student to a nationally known figure who attracts attention wherever he goes. Brutally honest, inspirational, and often humorous, his message appeals to anyone seeking an edge in business or life.
Undertakers Son is an eminently readable, inspirational, account of how he rose from an unmotivated student in small-town Beacon, New York, to a nationally known figure who attracts attention wherever he goes.
About the Author
Richard Digger” Phelps has won more games than any other coach for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish college basketball team and is an analyst for ESPNs College GameNight. As the White House director of Operation Weed and Seed, Digger led a national effort to weed out violence and seed positive programs in the worst neighborhoods, in addition to promoting mentoring and after-school programs.
Jack Colwell is a former longtime political columnist for the South Bend Tribune.
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