Faith, Football, and Filling the Father Gap
Coach Mike Gottfried's professional life took him from college football coach to TV sports analyst. As you read stories of great moments in football, you'll feel like you're in the press box with Coach. Coach's desires to also score big in his personal life led him to found an organization to help fatherless boys. He encourages you to leave a legacy worthy of scoring those extra points in life.
“Coach's Challenge: Faith, Football, and Filling the Father Gap is a story that gets to the heart of the experiences of a life in football and relays life lessons as a coach. I thoroughly enjoyed this honest story that expresses the... ”
– Bill Walsh, NFL Hall of Fame
“My friend and former college football coach Mike Gottfried is still coaching now, but in a far more important arena. You'll be greatly inspired to discover how Mike's life journey led him to found a ministry where hundreds of... ”
– Les Steckel, veteran NFL coach and Fellowship of Christian Athletes president
“In my fifty-four years of coaching, I have tried to be a surrogate dad. I keep asking, 'Where have the biological ones gone?' When I visit prospects' homes, I notice most dads are missing. Read this book and see what Mike Gottfried... ”
– Bobby Bowden, head football coach, Florida State University
“I haven't been able to put this book down since I've started reading it. I love Mike's comment, 'There are no substitutes for a father, but a good sub is better than a bad one any day.' What a great ministry for such a time as... ”
– Ricky Skaggs
“Fast, riveting, compelling game plan of a coach who is winning hearts at a record pace.”
– Bill McCartney
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Meet Mike Gottfried
Former football coach Mike Gottfried talks about why he wrote Coach's Challenge and how he hopes to inspire families.