John Underwood is scheduled to give a “Life of an Athlete” presentation at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Sun Prairie High School.
The presentation is free and open to all, including parents and student-athletes, and will look at helping athletes succeed in life and sports. Underwood focuses on the impact of physical and mental training for athletes and teams.
The group “Dane County Athletes Committed” is welcoming Underwood, who is a coach and a former NCAA All-American runner.
A workshop for coaches and athletic directors involving 17 area schools was scheduled for Thursday, with the community presentation at night, Madison Memorial athletic director Jeremy Schlitz said
Workshops were scheduled to be held Wednesday at Stoughton High School.
This is part of the idea of building better teams, better athletes and better adults.
Organizers include Jeremy Schlitz, Jacquie Schuh, Mel Dow and Amy Miller.