Jeff Usher is Be There Dad. He became known as “Coach Jeff” during his 15 years of coaching soccer and basketball in a faith-based recreational league, teaching Sunday school and leading other child focused activities. Jeff is the founder of Be There Dad and the author of two books, Be There Dad and Take Them by the Hand. While he works as a lawyer to make a living; supporting children by leading and guiding their dads has become his passion in life. He has been happily married for over 30 years and has two grown children.

UNPACKIN’ it Radio – Snoop Dogg

This week Bryce Johnson from the UNPACKIN’ it radio show shares a few thoughts about the recent comments made by rapper Snoop Dogg’s son. Cordell Broadus posted on social media his motivation to play football and explains the words that he heard from his dad that meant so much. His comments should challenge us this week.

UNPACKIN’ it Radio – with Mike McCartney

Check out this 6-minute clip from NFL agent and former college coach and NFL personnel executive Mike McCartney. He is  the son of former Colorado (1990 National Champs) head coach Bill McCartney. Mike talks with us about his decision to leave his NFL front-office executive job with the Eagles and how being a dad was…

The Silver Lining

In a reflective moment, I remembered that this is how baseball is supposed to be. I could hear the words of James Earl Jones’ description of the Field of Dreams as if he was speaking to me about Wrigley, “America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers… But baseball has marked the time.