Winner Florida Book Festival
Gold Mom’s Choice Award
Hollywood Book Festival Honorable Mention
Readers’ Favorite International Book Award, Honorable Mention – Best Non-Fiction Memoir
For anyone who ever played any sport…Unsinkable Spirit is a must read for parents, coaches, and children of all ages. This book is the amazing story of how efforts of one man changed youth sports forever. A popular motivational speaker, Engh chronicles his journey for the American Dream. Overcoming life obstacles that would have smothered the spirit of others, Fred Engh has become the nation’s principal leader, and it’s most respected advocate, for making sports safe and fun for children. His rise from Depression-era poverty on the shores of Eastern Maryland to creating a nonprofit organization, The National Alliance For Youth Sports (NAYS)–a nonprofit organization that works to provide safe sports for America’s youth, has impacted young lives through the power of sports worldwide for more than 30 years.
A gifted speaker with an amazing story to share, Fred Engh has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN and ESPN, and is the author of Why Johnny Hates Sports: Why Organized Youth Sports Are Failing Our Children.