Chicago Heights, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Former University of St. Francis men’s basketball Coach Pat Sullivan, author of Attitude: The Cornerstone of Leadership, will visit Marian Catholic High School on Tuesday, Oct. 18 for a motivational talk and book signing.
The architect of more than 600 victories at the high school and collegiate level, Coach Sullivan will discuss “The Importance of Attitude in a Leadership Position” in Marian Catholic’s Sr. M. Paul McCaughey Leadership Center beginning at 7:00 p.m. Coaches, athletes, business leaders and other interested attendees of all ages are welcome.
Admission is free.
The evening complements the focus of Marian Catholic’s four-year, copyrighted student Leadership Program. Sullivan will discuss the characteristics of a successful leader and how “attitude” shapes a leader’s effectiveness, concepts highlighted in his book as well as on his website: www.leadersattitude.com.
Sullivan, who dedicated more than four decades to private school coaching and teaching before retiring in 2010, brings 34 years of leadership experience at St. Francis and 10 years at Providence Catholic High School, along with a vast resume of motivational speaking engagements that include international basketball clinics, Notre Dame, Nike, and IBM.
Sullivan is a member of eight halls of fame and has been named coach-of-the-year on multiple occasions by the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference, NAIA District 20, NAIA Region IV and National Catholic Basketball Tournament. Of his 176 seniors at St. Francis, 172 graduated. Sullivan led the Saints to first- or second-place finishes in the CCAC 15 times in an 18-year period and advanced UCF to the NAIA national tournament in 1994 and 1996.
More information about the evening may be obtained by contacting the Marian Catholic Athletic Department at 708-996-4647 or Mike Taylor at [email protected].
Founded in 1958 by the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Marian Catholic High School is a Catholic, coeducational, college preparatory school within the Dominican tradition of study, prayer, community and preaching. Located in Chicago Heights, Illinois, Marian Catholic serves approximately 1100 students from over 70 communities in Illinois and Northwest Indiana.
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