Heath Eslinger

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heath eslinger

Director of Business Development

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Heath Eslinger is a dynamic leader and communicator who has been changing lives for over two decades. His passion for individuals, teams, and corporations to simply evaluate their present circumstances and do things “a better way” has become contagious. His experience as a successful Division I wrestling coach has given him a training ground to see what it really takes to get an organization to believe in a system, buy into a philosophy, and perform at a high level while most importantly impacting the deepest parts of all involved. This experience, coupled with a passionate ability to communicate, make him a speaker that listeners in every area and every phase of life love to hear.  Heath has been married to his wife Brandi for 13 years and they have four children: Brookelyn (12), Maddelyn and Keelyn (11), and Carson (6).

More About Heath 

Why do you believe in A Better Way?I was a head coach at both the high school and Division I level and both jobs offered no support, development or training to help me navigate this difficulty world of sport.  I believe we have proven strategies that can help a young coach get started, a struggling coach get back on track or a veteran coach stay encouraged to keep making a difference.

What drew you out of coaching and into speaking?In 2012 I realized just how bad the culture in the athletic world had become at all levels.  I knew that I had 2 options; I would either be a part of the problem or a part of the solution. I resolved to be a part of the solution and since that time have been traveling around the country speaking to coaches and parents on how to zoom out and focus in on what matters most.

Tell us about your sports journey.I was fortunate enough to have a great high school and collegiate wrestling career and have been surrounded by some outstanding people.  The qualities I learned at home and that were cultivated on the sports journey remain a big part of why I do what I do today. State Championships and Conference titles pale in comparison to the relationships and experiences I had during my athletic career.  I still love to challenge myself and enjoy exercise of any kind especially mountain biking.