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They Called Him Coach - Faye O'Dell: The Journey of a Marine, The Influence of a Man

By Susan Conway -- $24.95

Author Susan Conway captures the spirit, generosity, and faithfulness of her father, Faye O'Dell in this biography. As a U. S. Marine, O’Dell bravely served his country and comrades during World War II and Korea before returning home and starting his coaching and teaching careers. Lessons, relationships, and experiences had prepared him to make a lifelong impact on the young lives he would mentor through these roles.

The experiences with these young men and women, combined with those of his earlier life, provided inspiration to the many audiences O’Dell spoke to spanning more than 40 years, including the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. The life of Ollie Faye O’Dell continues to influence and serve as an example of the vast impact one person can have.