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PILLARS OF THE NFL: COACHES WHO HAVE WON THREE OR MORE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Pillars of the NFL examines the football lives of the legendary coaches who hoisted the game upon their shoulders and won the most NFL Championships. Who were these men? How did they succeed? Some toiled in the early days of professional football and some later, but all made vital contributions. The NFL pillars took the weight of their teams on their shoulders in a way that allowed light to shine on players and fans—creating the greatest game in sports history. ...more




SPORTS AND FAITH: STORIES OF THE DEVOTED AND THE DEVOUT
Sports and Faith: Stories of the Devoted and the Devout is a personal chronicle of Chicago Bears Senior Director Patrick McCaskey that looks back at decades of spiritual enrichment and life lessons from athletes, coaches, religious and everyday people. ...more





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SCP News... The Latest

Patrick McCaskey

Here is a sampling of recent stories and near-future events for Patrick McCaskey Chicago Bears Senior Director and author of our book Pillars of the NFL: Coaches Who Have Won Three or More Championships, and Sports and Faith: Stories of the Devoted and the Devout.

Upcoming Events and Notes


August 23, 2014


Senior Director of the Chicago Bears Patrick McCaskey will sign copies of his new book, Pillars of the NFL: Coaches Who Have Won Three or More Championships along with another popular book Sports and Faith: Stories of the Devoted and the Devout on Saturday, August 23,2014, at Vineyard Books and Gifts at 1638 N.
Alpine Road in Rockford, Illinois (815-398-4030).


September 4, 2014


Senior Director of the Chicago Bears Patrick McCaskey will speak and sign copies of his new book, Pillars of the NFL: Coaches Who Have Won Three or More Championships at Notre Dame University's Hammes Bookstore.






September 6, 2014


Love Christian Center at 249 South Schuyler Avenue in Kankakee, Illinois, which sells Patrick McCaskey's new book Pillars of the NFL: Coaches Who Have Won Three or More Championships, will be having a book signing on September 6, 2014 from 10 a.m. to noon.





September 16, 2014


Senior Director of the Chicago Bears Patrick McCaskey will speak at Arlington Heights Memorial Library at 7-8:30 p.m. The program is called Sports Authorities: Patrick McCaskey of the Chicago Bears




September 21, 2014


Senior Director of the Chicago Bears Patrick McCaskey will speak to students in the ministry group at Carthage College.




December 7, 2014



Senior Director of the Chicago Bears Patrick McCaskey will sign copies of his new book, Pillars of the NFL: Coaches Who Have Won Three or More Championships, at the Gage County Historical Society in Beatrice, Nebraska. McCaskey will speak at a Gage County Historical Society dinner that evening. One of the Pillars covered in the book is Guy Chamberlin, one of the greatest coaches in NFL history and someone who lived in Gage County for much of his life.



Patrick McCaskey
is a 40-year veteran and Senior Director of the Chicago Bears. He is chairman of Sports Faith International an initiative that recognizes people who are successful in sports while leading exemplary lives. He is a speaker known for his moving and humorous presentations on sports, community and faith. A High School football All-American and record-breaking track star in his youth, McCaskey competes on the masters track circuit. Patrick McCaskey and his wife Gretchen have three sons.






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