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Family of WSU QB Raises Suicide Awareness in Seattle

Saturday would have been WSU quarterback Tyler Hilinski’s 22nd birthday. His mom and brother are traveling across Washington, thanking people who supported them after they lost Tyler and raising awareness about suicide prevention. https://www.king5.com/video/news/local/family-of-wsu-qb-raises-suicide-awareness-in-seattle/281-8140071 Author: Natalie Swaby Published: 9:23 PM PDT May 24, 2018 Updated: 11:27 PM PDT May 24, 2018 For Kym and Kelly Hilinski, Ozzie’s in […]

Turning the Page After Struggles – 16 Year NBA Vet James Donaldson Wants To Help Young Athletes Shed Mental Health Stigma

Turning the Page: After struggles, 16-year NBA vet James Donaldson wants to help young athletes shed mental health stigma By Special to The Athletic 2  By Art Thiel Prone upon an overmatched bed, 7-foot-2 James Donaldson was affixed with tubes and monitor patches when Lenny Wilkens walked into the room at Swedish Hospital’s intensive care unit. The […]

Come Onboard Our Indiegogo Campaign to Support Young Student Athletes

Greetings, my friends; As most of you surely know, athletics has been a huge part of my life for decades. Being a student-athlete, from high school through college,  and then on to the professional ranks of the NBA, I know the challenges intuitively of what it’s like to be a student-athlete striving toward your dream. Two […]

Get Your Free Copy of Standing Above the Crowd Ebook

Standing above the Crowd is a book that will give you fantastic insights about how to “Stand Above the Crowd “versus “Standing out from the Crowd” ….. all without having to be 7 feet tall like your author James Donaldson. You’ll find in this book that I share a lot of success strategies and how […]

Athletes Playbook Short Take – James Donaldson

Click on James’ Photo for a short video clip. As a young student-athlete, I remember these days so well, because they shape me into the person that I became years after my athletic career was over. The Athlete’s Playbook is a rich platform of resources specially designed for our young student-athletes. Who better to reach back […]

The Athletes Playbook – James Donaldson Speaking On the Benefits of Joining The Athletes Playbook

I had the pleasure of doing this great TV spot Click Here! couple of weeks ago in Seattle on New Day Northwest, with host  Margaret Larson. The 2 of us spoke about our younger generation of student athletes,  and how we might better help them to prepare for their collegiate years, and life after their […]

The Athletes Playbook – Messages from Former Professional Athletes

One of the things that The Athletes Playbook will do on a continual basis, is to put positive messages out there to our young student athletes, from former professional athletes, about what it’s like to be a student athlete, staying positive, working hard to reach your goals,, and, excelling in school as well. Take a […]