Episode 29

Darrin Gray: Sports Ministry and Leadership Development


May 20th, 2018

31 mins 49 secs

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About this Episode

On this episode, we interview Darrin Gray, the President of The Center for Serving Leadership. Darrin is an incredible mentor in our community and has dedicated his life to help develop leaders throughout the region and the NFL. The Center for Serving Leadership cultivates the global community of Serving Leaders, strategically located at the Sagamore Institute, an Indianapolis-based action-oriented Think Tank.

With more than 25 years of executive experience in leadership, media, branding, sports philanthropy and non-profit sectors, Darrin provides leadership advisory services which include The Lions Lead behavioral assessments, executive coaching and Serving Leadership trainings that lead to higher levels of organizational performance and improve corporate culture.

Darrin has also served All Pro Dad for 11 NFL seasons to advance the impact of an amazing not-for-profit founded by best-selling author and NBC Sunday Night Football TV personality, Tony Dungy. Together, they reach fathers and kids across America with a unique brand of “strategic sports philanthropy”. They are blessed to have the involvement of NFL insiders including Steelers Coach Tomlin, Lions Coach Caldwell and many more.

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Episode Links

  • Center for Serving Leadership — Leaders have a deep desire to make a difference – to have a long-lasting impact in their sphere of influence and in the greater world. Using a powerful and proven model based on John Stahl-Wert’s best-selling book, The Serving Leader, they provide practical, hands-on training solutions and resources to equip leaders to solve real-world challenges.
  • All Pro Dad — All Pro Dad is on a mission to help you love and lead your family well. Be a hero to your kids.
  • Sports Science Combine — Learn about the Sports Science football combine that visited Lawrence Central High School, and how it could change the way high school athletics are evaluated by partnering behavioral psychology with physical assessment.
  • First, Break All The Rules — Gallup presents the remarkable findings of its revolutionary study of more than 80,000 managers in First, Break All the Rules, revealing what the world’s greatest managers do differently. With vital performance and career lessons and ideas for how to apply them, it is a must-read for managers at every level.