James Bear believes that every experiencegood or badis a chance to learn and grow in life, and that it is important to take our lumps, learn our lessons, and keep moving forward to achieve our dreams. In Whats Your Game Plan?, Bear shares basic principles that not only guide young athletes to success, but also anyone interested in creating a game plan to meet goals and attain fulfillment in life. Bear, a former college football player and current athletic coach, relies on proven practices and personal experiences to motivate youth to face their challenges, set goals, and overcome obstacles standing in the way of education or even a professional contract. In clear and precise explanations that come from the heart, Bear empowers teens to determine a path, succeed in school, find a mentor, eat like a champion, learn from difficult situations, avoid common pitfalls, and focus on the future. Above all, Bear encourages youth to enjoy the journey, exhibit gratitude and humility, and realize the value in every goal. In this inspirational guidebook, a coach shares personal anecdotes and straightforward principles that will help lead young athletes to achieve success in the classroom, on the field, and in life.