On Tuesday, March 26th, the Ed Thomas Family Foundation will expand on its goal of keeping the legacy of Coach Ed Thomas alive. Coach Thomas was a leader whose main objective was teaching young people to “Do What’s Right”. He was a great role model who lived his life true to the values that he taught to all. The Ed Thomas Family Foundation will provide an opportunity for high school students to strengthen their positive leadership skills and character by sponsoring the Ed Thomas Legacy Leadership Academy.
Registration will be 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Session 1 will be at 9:00 a.m. Sessions completed by 2:00 p.m.
Iowa Event Center, Des Moines, Iowa
FIVE SPEAKING SESSIONS
Brenda Clark Hamilton - 9:10 a.m.
Joe Hadachek - 10:00 a.m.
Break-out Session - 10:30 a.m.
Al Kerns -Lunch A - 11:10 a.m
Al Kerns -Lunch B - 12:10 p.m
Aaron Thomas - 1:10 pm
$10 per participant & supervisors: each participant (including supervisors) will receive a T-shirt, lanyard + name tag, notebook, and pen. A sack lunch with a sub, fruit, and chips will be provided for each student. Water will be available free of charge.
*Checks can be mailed to: Ed Thomas Family Foundation, P.O. Box 536, Parkersburg, IA 50665. Currently, we do not have the capabilities to process credit card payments. Thank you for your understanding.
Each school is limited to no more than 12 student participants and 2 supervisors per school. Registration will be limited to the first 450 participants.
BRENDA CLARK HAMILTON
Brenda Clark Hamilton is a dynamic keynote speaker who offers fresh perspective in leadership, communication, team-building, change management, and offering one's personal best to life, relationships, and career. Brenda's career experience includes coordinating professional development for 1200 Iowa teachers. Her 2018 speaking venues included three trips to Colorado Springs to provide professional development for the United States Olympic Committee.
Hadachek just finished his 12th year as the head football coach for the Union Knights. The Knights have played in 11 consecutive post-season playoff appearances, tied for the longest current streak in 2A football. Coach Hadachek was also a 2016 finalist for the U.S. Cellular Most Valuable Coach program, finishing third nationally.
Hadachek has helped coordinate an annual Fields of Faith event each fall at Union in cooperation with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.