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    • Woodlawn

    • By: Todd Gerelds, Mark Schlabach
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the midst of violent, impassioned racial tensions in Birmingham, Alabama, new football coach Tandy Gerelds was struggling to create a winning football team at Woodlawn High School - one of the last schools in Birmingham to integrate. The team he was handed did not have the caliber of players he needed to win - until he saw Tony Nathan run.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Worth the read.

    • By Drifter1911 on 02-26-16

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Always Fall Forward

    • Life Lessons I'll Never Forget from "The Coach"
    • By: Todd Gerelds
    • Narrated by: Todd Gerelds
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Todd Gerelds, author of the best-selling book and hit movie Woodlawn, believes the most meaningful life lessons he has learned have been on the playing field. The voice of his coach rings in his head when life gets tough or when his day becomes off-kilter. It just happens that his coach's voice is also his father's. His dad was Tandy "The Coach" Gerelds, the subject of Woodlawn and the man who led his team to victory in the racially charged atmosphere of 1970s Alabama. Here, Todd reflects on 52 of his dad's most formative "coachisms."

    Regular price: $10.49