What is the InSideOut Initiative?

The InSideOut Initiative (ISOI) is a national movement that empowers and equips school communities to implement purpose-based athletics by connecting student-athletes to transformational coaches in a nurturing community for their social-emotional and character development. Through the InSideOut System and the InSideOut Philosophy, schools redefine and reframe the educational value of sports as a platform to develop the human potential of students.

 

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JODY REDMAN

A nationally-recognized facilitator and speaker, Jody Redman is a former collegiate basketball player who has served as a teacher, coach, Athletic Director and Administrator at both the high school and collegiate levels. Her leadership skills and passion for education-based-athletics led her to develop an extensive curriculum aimed at reclaiming the purpose of sports. 

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JOE EHRMANN

Joe Ehrmann is an author, coach, All-American football player, former professional football player, Syracuse University alumnus, and recipient of myriad award and honors, such as Syracuse University’s All-Century Team, the Baltimore Colts’ Man of the Year Award, the NFL’s Ed Block Courage Award Recipient, and “The Most Important Coach in America” by Parade Magazine.  

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What Others Are Saying

We are excited to have the opportunity to partner with InSideOut and the Washington Football Team to implement the InSideOut Initiative. Having the support of the Virginia School Board Association, the Virginia Association of School Superintendents, and the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals, clearly demonstrates the value Virginia High School League member schools place on the lessons and life skills that education-based athletics provide to our over 190,000 participants.

John W. “Billy” Haun, Executive Director of the Virginia High School League

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