Sports

Donald E. Lassere

President & CEO, Muhammad Ali Center

Interviewed: 11-20-2016

Coach James O'Connor

Head Coach, Louisville City FC (Soccer Team)

Interviewed: 11-20-2016

Amanda Duffy

Past President, Lou. City FC (Soccer Team)

Interviewed: 10-14-2016

Dan McDonnell loves to compete, loves to win, and loves seeing the growth in his players as he coaches the University of Louisville baseball team.

Coach Dan McDonnell

Head Coach, University of Louisville Men’s Baseball

Interviewed: 11-13-2015

Tom Jurich cites his motivation to do things right and see results as he leads athletic programs at the University of Louisville.

Tom Jurich

Vice President and Director of Athletics, University of Louisville

Interviewed: 11-13-2015

Jeff Walz has a passion for excellence that drives him as the head coach of the University of Louisville Women’s basketball team.

Coach Jeff Walz

Head Coach, University of Louisville NCAA Women’s Basketball

Interviewed: 11-13-2015

Katie George sees her daily challenge to make herself and others better.

Katie George

2015 Miss Kentucky USA

Interviewed: 07-26-2015

Mark Johnson has a deep passion for the sport and spectacle of horse racing; He calls it the greatest theatre on earth.

Mark Johnson

International Horse Racing Announcer, Kentucky & Epsom Derbies

Interviewed: 04-12-2013

Growing up Derek Anderson listened to the positives around him. This drove him through his NBA career and the founding of a successful business and charitable foundation.

Derek Anderson

Entrepreneur & Former UK & Miami Heat NBA Player

Interviewed: 10-28-2011

Jeff Van Note played football eighteen years for the NFL Atlanta Falcons, the second longest for any player on one team.

Jeff Van Note

Past NFL Atlanta Falcon (1969-1986) & Broadcaster

Interviewed: 10-28-2011

Dale Orem has an extensive career in politics, civics, sports, and business.

Adventurer, educator and administrator Tori Muden McClure believes integrity is the hallmark of leadership.

Tori Murden McClure

World Class Rower & President, Spalding University (2010-present)

Interviewed: 07-24-2009

Louisville-native Scotty Davenport is enjoying a notable career as a basketball coach in his own hometown.

Coach “Scotty” Davenport

Bellarmine University’s Men’s Basketball Team Head Coach

Interviewed: 07-24-2009

Pat Day is a legendary American jockey in thoroughbred horse racing.

Pat Day

Retired Horse Racing Jockey (1976-2005) & 1992 Kentucky Derby Winner

Interviewed: 09-26-2008

PJ Cooksey believes you should find what you are passionate about in life and go and do it.

Patricia “PJ” Cooksey

Former Female Jockey & 1984 Kentucky Derby Contender

Interviewed: 05-30-2008

Diane McGraw loves to create a plan, gather the necessary resources, and watch it all come together.

Diane McGraw

Past Executive Director, Greater Louisville Sports Commission (2006-2009)

Interviewed: 09-26-2007

John Asher loves the sport of horse racing and is driven to make everything about Churchill Downs the best in the world.

John Asher

Vice President of Racing Communications, Churchill Downs

Interviewed: 05-24-2007

For Denny Crum, competition is a way of life that influences everything he does.

Denny Crum

Former U of L Basketball Coach (1971-2001) & Radio Talk Show Host

Interviewed: 12-06-2006

Paul Hornung is one of the greatest players to ever play the game of football.

Paul Hornung

1956 Heisman Trophy Winner

Interviewed: 09-27-2006

Jim Host loves Kentucky and he believes it has more potential than any other state in the country.

Jim Host

Former Kentucky Commerce Secretary & Founder of Host Communications

Interviewed: 09-27-2006

Growing up in Kansas, Steve Sexton learned a lot about the importance of a strong work ethic and goal setting.

Steve Sexton (1959-2016)

Past President, Churchill Downs (2002-2009)

Interviewed: 09-27-2006

Billy Reed believes in the power of the written word and its ability to influence people and events.

Billy Reed

Nationally Renowned Sportswriter & Author

Interviewed: 05-24-2006

J. Bruce Miller pursues excellence in everything he does.

J. Bruce Miller

J. Bruce Miller Group & Author “Airball”

Interviewed: 03-30-2006