Finding the Balance: My Personal Journey to Academic and Athletic Success

Finding the Balance: My Personal Journey to Academic and Athletic Success

Hard Copy

"Finding the Balance: My Personal Journey to Academic and Athletic Success" by Dr. Keith Adams provides a unique perspective as both a practitioner and researcher on rearing successful student-athletes. This book serves as both a memoir of Dr. Adams' 30-year career and an instructional guide for student-athletes, parents, coaches, teachers, and administrators. Through over 15 personal stories and numerous anecdotes from former players and colleagues, Dr. Adams shares his methodology behind motivation and offers insights on how personal experiences can be used to impact the lives of others.

Please note: The version sold on our site is a hard copy of the book. For those who prefer a digital format, the Kindle version is available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.


"Dr. Keith Adams brings a unique perspective as a practitioner and researcher to provide a balanced perspective on rearing successful student-athletes. I have been able to witness his work as an instructor and coach as he has impacted the lives of hundreds of students. This book will not only reveal the methodology behind motivation but provide a strong context for how one can use personal experiences to impact the lives of others."
— Dr. Eric L. Minus, School System Executive

"Dr. Keith Adams brings a needed voice to the conversation the nation is having on youth sports, how to connect with this generation of student-athletes, and what a great pre-college sports experience means for them. I always appreciate his insights and see him as a trusted voice in this national discussion coaches around the country are having."
— Dan Tudor, nationally recognized recruiting strategy expert, author, and speaker

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