Coach Miller’s Football Players Inspirational ‘Among Heroes’ Letters
A while back a football coach named Robert Miller reached out to John Mann and I to let us know he was using Among Heroes as a teaching tool for his players.
I was incredible humbled to hear this, and even more so to get these hand written letters.
Thank you coach, and a sincere thanks to all the parents, and players for sending me these amazing letters.
Hey Brandon,Hope all is well. I just wanted to pass something on to you quick.My basketball coaching season is officially in full swing, but I recently had a chance to have a meeting with a core group of football players and a few parents this past week to wrap up our season and set the tone for next year. As a part of the meeting we talked about the importance of being thankful for what we have and a couple of guys came up with writing to you.I can’t say enough of how important Among Heroes was to our season and to the development of the players and “team” that we had. I plan on using a different book each season for three years and then beginning the cycle again, undoubtedly we will be using Among Heroes again.A good friend of mine is also going to use the book with his football team starting in January. He has 25 players in a weight training class so one day a week will be devoted to reading and using the book to learn about life lessons and what it takes to be great, he is blessed with a booster club that bought a class set!I’m sure that you’re on to new projects and works but I thought that it would be a good reminder that the book you wrote will continue to influence many in the years to come. -Coach Miller