This book answers the question of how to carry yourself as a Christian student-athlete! Each devotion is followed with a prayer guide designed to teach you how to talk to God!
"A former football coach at a school with so many needs? That's crazy!" said a small few not familiar with BJ. But it did not take long at all for Mr. Laughter and his BDS Bear Kittens to make believers of the nay-sayers."
Dr. Jan C. King--2010 Wachovia/Wells Fargo North Carolina Principal of the Year
"Coach Laughter is a trusted coach and friend, and "The Athlete's Challenge" is a simple and useful tool for the everyday, packed full of wisdom, that will impact every coach, athlete, and team on and off the field."
Brad Cooper (Lead Pastor, NewSpring Church)
Anderson, South Carolina
“I’ve known BJ practically all my life. He’s an accomplished coach and a loving husband and father. However, his greatest accomplishment is to be known as a servant of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ!
Former All-ACC Linebacker
North Carolina Tar Heels
You can find my books, The Athlete's Challenge, The Athlete's Challenge Part 2 and A Heart for Athletes on Amazon. You can also find my school transformation book, "Worst to First," on Amazon..
I had an incredible career in public education as a teacher, coach, athletic director and principal. Upon retirement in December of 2019, I joined the Fellowship of Christian Athletes full-time as an area representative in southwest North Carolina. I reside in Hendersonville, North Carolina with my wife Amy, and I have one daughter, Emma
I had an incredible career in public education as a teacher, coach, athletic director and principal. Upon retirement in December of 2019, I joined the Fellowship of Christian Athletes full-time as an area representative in southwest North Carolina. I reside in Hendersonville, North Carolina with my wife Amy, and I have one daughter, Emma, who is a CPA in Knoxville, Tennessee. I have a passion for schools and helping people excel!
I have been the keynote speaker for many church and school events, as well as doing leadership seminars with athletic departments and aspiring school administrators. I also do team devotionals on a daily basis in my four county region with FCA.
How to build an amazing school culture through common sense approaches. Build staff, student, parent and community morale. Build buy-in, teamwork, high expectations, and foster uncommon effort. Improve student growth!
Presentations on leading self, then others.
Presentations at Men's breakfasts, youth church events, special "team talks," evangelistic presentations, general church speaker.
A presentation on the strategies and the importance of a great relationship between a principal and the instructional coach.
For more information on fees and availability, send me a message. Tell me about your event, and I will get back to you soon with more information. firstname.lastname@example.org