Professional tennis player and longtime coach Tim Siegel had found success in his career and had just shifted gears to slow down and spend more time with his family when the unthinkable happened. His 9 year old son, Luke, was in a terrible golf cart accident and suffered a traumatic brain injury. 

Tim has dedicated his life to caring for his son and helping as many families of children who suffer traumatic brain injuries as he can with his foundation, Team Luke Hope For Minds

Today Tim shares Luke’s story as well as the 5 inspirations he learned from Luke, which Tim uses when he speaks at schools and businesses across the nation. He also wrote a powerful book about this experience called It’s In God’s Hands

Take a listen to this special episode below to be encouraged and filled with hope that even when you may find yourself in the middle of a dark night, you can change the world simply by loving the people in your own life with more intention and purpose.

Leveraging the Power of Athletics for Life

The Sport Fuels Life Podcast

Today we talk to Nathalie Elliott about her transition from student-athlete to the working world as High Point University’s athletic trainer for cross country and track and field. During her Division I athletic career of five years, Nathalie earned honors of a 3x Big South Conference Champion and 4x NCAA Regional qualifier in the women’s pole vault while completing her Master’s degree in Athletic Training. As a recent graduate, Nathalie shares a unique perspective on how she has turned the chapter from pole vaulter to athletic trainer, still keeping sports close to her heart.

  1. Leveraging the Power of Athletics for Life

  2. Unleashing Superpowers with Kate Leavell

  3. Mental Skills Make the Difference

  4. Finding and Reinventing One’s Champion Self

  5. Connections Between Failing & Winning

Team Luke Hope For Minds is currently hosting a Christmas in July virtual fundraiser. Due to Covid-19, their work has been impacted in that almost all of their 2020 fundraising events have been cancelled. To make a donation to Team Luke Hope For Minds,  you can text “JULY” to 76278 or visit