Jack Grubbs enlisted in the United States Army at eighteen and retired thirty-nine years later as a brigadier general. His military assignments included two tours of combat duty in Vietnam, company command in the 82nd Airborne Division, battalion command, and service on the West Point faculty, eventually being selected as Professor and Department Head, Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering. While at West Point, he worked as the "Officer Representative" for soccer and for men's basketball. Since retiring from military service, Grubbs has spoken on the topics of leadership, ethics and team-building to organizations ranging in size from less than twenty to multi-billion dollar corporations. Grubbs has written five books, including Leadership: Taking the High Road and The Voice Heard around the World.
About The Legacy of Maggie Dixon:
Maggie Dixon, a 28-year old women's basketball coach at the United States Military Academy, led the West Point team to its first appearance in the NCAA basketball tournament--and died suddenly four weeks later. This book profiles a woman whose enthusiasm, affirmation, hard work, and determination inspired not only her players but friends and family.
Maggie Dixon, a 28-year-old women's basketball coach at the United States Military Academy, led the West Point team to its first appearance in the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Four weeks later, Maggie died suddenly, leaving behind a devastated family and a group of heartbroken players.