This Sunday, I was selected as the Tar Heel of the Week by the News and Observer in recognition for my life's work in helping athletes reach their genetic athletic potential by seeing their best and also for our new concussion protocol that was published last month.
I am very honored! Click here to read the article.
I couldn't do this alone and I'd like to make sure that those who have helped me along the way know I have deeply appreciated their help.
It started with my parents.
I was devastated when I decided to hang up my football cleats. It's very hard to quit. I believe we've all been at that crossroad in our lives where one part of life ends, either by choice or not, and you have to move on. It was a very emotional time for me. I was very fortunate to have a great support system in my parents who guided me through the next months.
I guess this is my "never give up" speech (...and Jimmy Valvano's is the best!)
I've had so much help through my friends, teachers, professors, business partners, coworkers, athletes and patients. You all share this with me.
And for you athletes out there trying to reach you genetic athletic potential; the FIRST rule in my book, See To Play, is that you have to....
SEE THE BEST TO BE THE BEST
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