Coaches' Corner Volume 76:
Bud Boughton, aka Coach B, visits Coaches' Corner to discuss the "State of the Game" with Host John Anderson.
Boughton, who is an author, motivational speaker, and currently an Assistant Football Coach at Franklin College in
Indiana was this year's featured luncheon speaker at the USA Football Coaching School held at the Indianapolis Colts Complex.
About the Guest on this Edition of Coaches Corner
Bud Boughton -
"aka" Coach B is an Assistant Football Coach at Franklin College in Indiana, and was this year's featured luncheon speaker at the USA Football Coaching School held at the Indianapolis Colts Complex.
A former college football player, coach and educator, sales professional, former senior executive, and author,
Bud began his professional life as a college football coach and educator, obtaining his Master's degree while coaching college football at Ball State University in Muncie, IN
. With his roots in education and coaching, he moved from the coaching profession into the business world where he
worked for several Fortune 500 companies early in his business career (Proctor & Gamble, Xerox and IBM).
Bud held several senior level management positions and was an officer of a publicly traded software company from 1996 to 2001.
As an author, Bud has written two books and his comments and opinions have appeared on the pages of FORTUNE magazine, INC. magazine, Sales and Marketing Management and in ETHIX Magazine published by the Institute for Business, Technology & Ethics. His diverse background in athletics and business along with the artistic endeavors of his two adult sons (one is a musician, one an actor), have equipped him with a unique perspective on life, family, the influence of technology, marketing, business development and human relations.
A 1991 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, West starred for the sprint football squad as a cadet. He recently began his 21st year in the active duty Army as an Armor officer.
As a cadet, West was a three-year starter at quarterback for the lightweight football team and led the Black Knights to three league championships. He served as team captain and was named the first-ever Kays Award recipient as the most valuable player in the league. West was honored with the Colonel John A. Robenson Award in 1988 and 1990 as the Army lightweight football team's most valuable player.
He assisted the sprint football team from 2001 to 2004 during a previous assignment at West Point.