In the second part of our conversation with Coach Courtney, we delve deeper into his experiences as a football coach and mentor. He enlightens us about the concept of creating an “army of normal” individuals, who come together to serve others in their communities. Coach Courtney’s powerful podcast, “An Army of Normal Folks,” showcases interviews with everyday people doing extraordinary things. It is a must-listen if you’re looking for redemptive, inspirational, informative, and entertaining content.

During the episode, Coach Courtney emphasizes the importance of taking responsibility for our own communities and finding ways to make a positive impact. Whether it’s starting small or joining an existing movement, every action counts. He also shares his personal experiences coaching a mostly fatherless football team in a poverty-stricken area, and how mentorship transformed their lives.

In addition, we want to highlight the importance of unity and celebrating each other’s humanity, topics discussed by Coach Courtney in the episode. The power of relationships and understanding cannot be underestimated, whether it’s within our families or broader communities. By focusing on serving others and having the right motives, we can achieve success together.

Lastly, as a recommended family watch, Coach Courtney suggests the movie “Undefeated,” which tells his remarkable story and showcases the transformative power of mentorship. It’s a film that will inspire and leave you reflecting on your own journey as a father. Get ready for another impactful and uplifting conversation with Coach Bill Courtney, right here on The Dad Central Show!

About “Coach” Bill Courtney:

Bill Courtney is the president and CEO of Classic American Hardwoods, a lumber company that employs 120 people. He also serves as a volunteer high school football coachwriter Against The Grain, subject of Oscar Winning Documentary Undefeated and gives speeches to packed audiences across the country.


Courtney, a member of the city’s prestigious Society of Entrepreneurs, lives in Memphis, Tennessee with his wife Lisa, and their four children.

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