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Respect

A father figure

with Ken Abney

Coach Ken Abney of the United Stars Track Club of Philadelphia shares his story of becoming a coach. Two of his former athletes, Juliette Poussot and Charlene Maddox, tell us about moments when Abney’s leadership and guidance stretched beyond the track. Read More 

Achieving the impossible

with Tom Coyne

Tom Coyne, author and faculty member at St. Joseph’s University, shares stories of his attempt at becoming a professional golfer, and how moments in sport can draw people closer together. Read More 

Balance

Seizing the moment

with Kevin Sloan

Kevin Sloan, Head Men’s Soccer Coach and Assistant Sports Information Director at Neumann University, tells a story about seizing the moment. Read More 

Reflection

Beauty

Portals and thresholds

with Chuck Sack

Chuck Sack, Director of Athletics at Neumann University, discusses his life, work and faith in a talk titled “Portals and Thresholds.” Read More 

Play

Building character through sports

with Kevin Sloan

Kevin Sloan, Head Men’s Soccer Coach and Assistant Sports Information Director at Neumann University, tells us about how his character was developed through his athletic experiences. Read More