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R-Factor for Parents and Athletes

Zimmerman Parents and Athletes:

Aug 25, 2022 from 5:30pm-6:30pm in the auditorium.  

Our school is very excited to have Derek Avera come to our school and present The Above the Line concepts called “The R-Factor” and how this relates to our student athletes and how you as a parent can support your child.  After the overview of the R-Factor Derek will also cover the concept achieving the athletic edge and becoming elite.  Our presenter's Bio is below and an overview of the R-Factor can be found here.    The overview can be found by scrolling down to download the overview as a PDF.  For us it will be focused on athletics not business.

A native Texan who recently returned to the Dallas area, Derek is a proud graduate of Abilene Christian University. Prior to joining Focus 3 he was a successful Business Coach with a Fortune 250 company. He found great value in utilizing the key teachings of Focus 3 as a client before joining our team.  His background includes sales and sales management in the banking, insurance and real estate spaces. And he has a heart for nonprofit organizations as well. Based on his experience, Derek is uniquely qualified to coach teams in the areas of leadership, culture and behavior.

Outside of work, he spends quality time with his sweet wife of 30 years, two daughters and a new son-in-law. Derek enjoys playing golf, working out and following all major sports.

Derek is passionate about leadership, coaching, the sales process and relationship building through highly effective communications. He specializes in delivering dynamic presentations and facilitating interactive workshops for purposes of driving elite results.