John C White

A Sidelined Coach

Inspired by the young people he has coached over the years, this unique memoir of Coach John White’s life was designed to show learning moments along with a bit of his family’s history. The story contains events and people from a life centered around sports, so most of the book revolves around things he learned along the way as a player and a coach. He uses anecdotes to promote life lessons through sports, and shows how athletes can reach success by overcoming obstacles.

High school athletes, coaches, and players, people interested in Rogue Valley history, White’s former teammates and opponents, men’s fastpitch softball players, and those nostalgic for the 1970s and 1980s should all find this book fascinating.


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