serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Competing for Life. His work with the foundation is a direct extension of his life-long dedication to health, personal fitness, and youth mentoring & development. Ted is the author of Raising Athletic Stars, a definitive guide for any parent, coach, or student-athlete determined to build strong character driven and athletic children. Ted draws from more than twenty years of personal and parental athletic experience, as well as mentoring, to bring a heartfelt and practical tone to Raising Athletic Stars. Ted used powerful lessons about character and competition to raise his own two sons, who each went on to win full Division I athletic scholarships. Both of his sons excelled on and off of the field of play. He is a self-made success story with several successful businesses and professional pursuits.