I am driven.
I am thoughtful.
I am learning.
> “My teams were my families.”
> “I didn’t know what I didn’t know.”
> “I think striving for excellence rather than perfection is the way to go.”
> “I’m over-scheduled.”
> “If I see something that can be done, I want to do it the best.”
> “I really hate losing.”
> “I don’t play not to lose
> “People are my home.”
> “I’m a champion because of the little moments that I overcome the hard stuff.”
Theresa Sherry is a champion. She won a World Championship for the United States on the U19 team in 1999. She won 2 National Champions for the lacrosse team at Princeton, where she also played soccer for all four years. She started a business to grow the sport she loves along with the confidence of thousands of girls who play or have played in her programs. This is a woman who has BEEN through stuff, which she would say is what makes her the most ready for whatever is to come.
Theresa Sherry was born in Truckee, California and grew up in Baltimore, Maryland as the oldest of Paul and Jan Sherry's 4 children. She was a 3x All-American at Princeton University where she won 2 NCAA Championships, 4 Ivy League Championships in lacrosse, and 3 Ivy League Championships in soccer. [more ...]
> Christian Science as helpful to mental toughness
> Why she has the best job in the world
> What intimidates Theresa
> What kind of coach is Theresa
> Hardest thing she’s ever done
> How Theresa gets “ready”
> What TENACITY is
Major Conversation Highlights:
> Theresa singing national anthem
> Tools for grieving
> Why she changed Tenacity from for-profit to non-profit
> What keeps her going
> How sports saved her life
> Favorite failure
> Theresa’s 7-line pitch
> How Theresa defies labels
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