Oct. 15, 2013
Contact Rick Kyte at
608-796-3704 or firstname.lastname@example.org
COACH FOR AMERICA CO-FOUNDER AND FORMER NFL PLAYER
JOE EHRMANN TO PRESENT “LIVING A LEGACY” AT VITERBO OCT. 28; CONDUCT “INSIDEOUT
COACHING” WORKSHOP OCT. 29
CROSSE, Wis. – Former first-round NFL draft pick and ten-year league
veteran Joe Ehrmann will present “Living a Legacy” at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 in
the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.
Ehrmann played defensive line for the
Baltimore Colts from 1973–80 and for the Detroit Lions from 1981–82. He is the
co-founder of Coach for America, an organization with the mission “to inform, inspire and
initiate individual, communal and societal change that will empower men and women
to be their very best—personally, professionally and relationally.”
6-foot-4 and 260 pounds, Ehrmann has a physically intimidating presence.
However, he says that real strength isn’t about size, defeating your opponent,
or winning. He believes that athletes and their mentors face a much tougher
challenge—they have to look inside themselves and forge a meaningful moral
purpose, and then apply that greater understanding to helping others thrive.
has been called “the most important coach in America” by Parade magazine.
is a special person who has dedicated his life to helping young people,” said
Cal Ripken Jr., a member of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. “His
message is powerful and makes a true impact. It is a message we can all learn from.”
on campus, Ehrmann will also conduct a workshop entitled “InsideOut Coaching”
for business leaders, coaches, and educators from 8–11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 in
the Fine Arts Center Lobby. To register for the workshop, contact Maureen
Cooney at 608-796-3082 or email@example.com.
Ehrmann’s presentation is part of the D.B. Reinhart
Institute for Ethics in Leadership’s fall lecture series. The event is free and
open to the public. For a full schedule of D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics
in Leadership events, visit www.viterbo.edu/ethics.