Coach Bill Courtney on “An Army of Normal Folks”

Join us on Beyond the Mic with Sean Dillon with guest Coach Bill Courtney! Discover how football reveals character, and learn about his transformative podcast “An Army of Normal Folks”.

Welcome Bill:

We’re joined on the Starline by football coach, business leader, author of “Against the Grain: A Coach’s Wisdom on Character, Faith, Family and Love”. Currently host of “An Army of Normal Folks” Podcast. We welcome Coach Bill Courtney.

Bill, let’s go Beyond the Mic. You said in the Academy Award winning documentary “Undefeated” “You think football builds character. It does not. Football reveals character.” How has America’s character been tested recently?

You believe in changing our country one life and community at a time. How has the members of your army of normal folks changed our country for the better?

The Rockin’ 8:

It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions; answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.

1. Favorite wood?

2. Last former player you spoke to?

3. Best place in Memphis to sit and think?

4. Who do you want to help get involved with “An Army of Normal Folks”?

5. Out of the 31 seniors who went to college in your final 2 years of coaching, how many have given back to their own communities today?

6. What is your favorite way to start your day?

7. Best Ole Miss Football game you’ve ever seen?

8. What’s the last thing you’ve built?

The Back Half:

Has your lumber business Classic American Hardwoods been hindered or helped because your projects?

At the end of every one of your episodes you and your guest give out their email address. Why is this important, and if you want, feel free to give out your email to everyone listening today?

How has your life changed?

One Big Question:

How has your dreams evolved from when you were younger?

Where can people find out more information about joining your army of normal folks?

The Wrap:

He believes in love, truth, honor, and American exceptionalism and leadership through service. He wants you to listen to “An Army of Normal Folks” wherever you hear podcasts. Coach Bill Courtney, thanks for taking the time to talk with us today.

And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.

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