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Sheri Sam, 2x WNBA Champion, The Championship Mindset: Life After Basketball

Posted October 30, 2018 by in


Sheri Sam, a 2x WNBA Champion, talks about her championship mindset and life after basketball. She shares intimate stories of the different dynamics that existed between her two championship teams, the 2004 Seattle Storm and 2008 Detroit Shock. When it comes to mental toughness, Sheri explains the conversation she had with her college coach Jim Foster at Vanderbilt University about sitting in the fire, working through the hard times, and trusting the process. She reflects on her career and recounts her proudest moments that led to unbelievable life lessons. She contributes her basketball experiences as major influences in getting her ready for life after basketball. This champion’s story is about loving the game of basketball and never giving up.

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