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Heather Macy is a college basketball coach and author of "Two Feet Forward". She is also the founder of the non-profit Influence and Impacters.
Macy is a highly requested speaker at civic organizations, hospitals, schools, non-profit organizations, plus in private industry. During these presentations, topics like teamwork, accountability, and discipline to achieve success are explored. One of only 300 coaches in the country Macy received a Certification in Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in 2016. She currently travels speaking to teams and organizations on how to use EQ to become an elite performer.
She has been a successful coach everywhere that she has been. She is the all-time winningest coach at NCAA Division I East Carolina University. She has coached at Spartanburg Methodist College, East Carolina University, Francis Marion University, Pfeiffer University, UMBC, High Point University, Lenoir-Rhyne College, and Catawba College.
Macy was the lone women’s basketball head coach invited to speak at the NIKE Championship Basketball Clinic in Las Vegas, Nev., in May 2015. The Las Vegas clinic is widely regarded as the largest college basketball clinic in the world. She spoke at the same clinics in Orlando, Fla., and Las Vegas in 2011, while being chosen as a featured speaker at the 2008 South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association clinic in North Charleston, the 2009 Triad Coaches Clinic in Winston-Salem, N.C., and the NIKE Coaching Clinics in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Cleveland, Ohio and Wisconsin Dells, Wis.In today’s episode, we discuss:
- The process of writing her first book
- Lessons learned as a college coach
- Positively influencing student-athletes
- ... and so much more!!!
Non-Profit Twitter: @2FTNwithyou
Two Feet Forward: Everyday Lessons in Leadership by Heather Macy
MH Book Services: MHBookServices.com
Past "Success is a Choice" podcast episodes of interest . . .
- Dan Hughes (2018 WNBA Coach of the Year) - Episode 120
- Jacqie McWilliams (CIAA Commissioner) - Episode 117
- Kara Lawson (NBA broadcaster & WNBA star) - Episode 113
- Jon Gordon (Author of "The Energy Bus") - Episode 100
- Tim Hall (UMBC Director of Athletics) - Episode 097
- Sue Enquist (Hall of Fame softball coach) - Episode 077
- Tim Selgo (3x A.D. of the Year) - Episode 052
- Mike Hamilton (former Tennessee A.D.) - Episode 043
- Dwane Casey (2018 NBA Coach of the Year) - Episode 001
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