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Herm Edwards: Making An Impact

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Positive Coaching Alliance is proud to have worked with Liberty Mutual Insurance to create this podcast and other powerful resources.

This podcast series features Positive Coaching Alliance staff interviewing prominent former athletes, coaches and general managers. Each episode, these influential stars share insights from their own sports careers. Listen in as they talk about filling emotional tanks, bouncing back from mistakes, staying motivated through long seasons to continually give 100% effort, and how they translated their sports experience to invaluable life lessons.

In this episode, Jim talks with current ESPN NFL Analyst and former NFL Head Coach and Player Herm Edwards, who talks about how making an impact starts at home with the parents, how his father helped him develop as an athlete and the importance of resiliency in sports and as well as life. Here's where you'll find Herm talking about featured topics:

  • Coaching Own Child- 2:55, 14:40, 22:10
  • Parent/Coach Conflict- 5:12
  • Mistakes- 6

Jim Thompson is the founder and Executive Director of Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a nonprofit organization founded at Stanford University with the mission of helping to transform the culture of youth sports to give all young athletes the opportunity for a positive, character-building experience. PCA serves as the experts behind the Liberty Mutual Play Positive™ program.

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