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Changing the Game tells the story of how a short, Jewish kid from Compton became an All-American point guard, went head-to-head with Bill Russell, became friends with John Wooden, worked for Ty Cobb, taught Kobe Bryant, turned down the NBA draft to become a Presbyterian minister and psychotherapist, and dedicated his life to helping kids everywhere rediscover the magic of sports and movement. This inspiring memoir offers life lessons for everyone.
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George A. Selleck, Ph.D., M.Div., MA, is a member of the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor and a counseling psychologist with more than 35 years of professional expertise. Dr. Selleck has successfully integrated his knowledge of human behavior and experience as an accomplished athlete and coach (California Interscholastic Federation Player of the Year, Stanford All-American, Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame, Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor, two-time Los Angeles Times High School Coach of the Year) to become a national sports workshop specialist and recognized author in the field of sports education. In addition to presenting business, athletic, and personal growth seminars to hundreds of organizations (including the NBA Rookie Transition Program, the American Basketball Coaches Association, the American Football Coaches Association, Anaheim Unified School District, Hewlett-Packard, and Dow Chemical), Dr. Selleck is the founder/co-founder of three non-profit organizations Sports for Life, Inc., Parents for Good Sports, and, most recently, Leading2Play designed to improve the youth sports experience for young people throughout the U.S. and beyond. Dr. Selleck currently lives in Northern California with his wife, Barbara.
Wendy Fayles is an award-winning writer who has spent over 25 years making sure her clients know the proper use of punctuation. She has a BA in English from Brigham Young University, and lives in Salt Lake City with her husband, three children, and a semi-reasonable amount of cats. When not writing, Wendy works for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Utah), offering support and advocacy for the many families and individuals who battle mental illness every day.
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Book Description Coaches Choice, 2014. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M160679311X