He was a teacher for thirteen (13) years and a diligent varsity basketball coach in his prime, taking his team to its first Group State Championship at the school since 1929. Changing the presentation of his players to a professional platform by building a strong self-esteem, he exuded their confidence by having them wear suits and ties at all of their away games.
Not just concerned about their playing skills, abilities and talents but he was also an advocate for their education; having placed 48 out of 56 of his seniors in college during his coaching tenure at Passaic High School in Passaic, New Jersey.
A “Hands on” father with a twenty (20) year old son in college and a three time recipient of “Coach of the year“, Marshall Grier (pictured above), is a coveted street-ball player in virtually every basketball Pro-Am tournament in the Tri-State area with Prime-time.
Join me tonight on “Conversations Of A Sistah” via “Conversations Live” as I’m excited about talking to this son, brother, husband, father of one and friend, as we address his newly released memoir “IN THE REAR-VIEW: MY LIFE NOT YOURS“. A book that chronicles interesting stories of his life and the various obstacles and transitions he’s made into adult hood.
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