4x Superbowl Coach
He led the Washington Redskins in becoming the second winningest team in the NFL history. He was their head coach for 12 years, leading them to 4 Super Bowls and 3 world championships. During his 4 year return to the Redskins, the team qualified for the playoffs twice. In contrast, during his eleven year hiatus from the team, they only made the playoffs once. Currently, he is also head of his own auto racing empire and a popular speaker. His name is Joe Gibbs and in this audio recording he openly shares his trials and triumphs in the games of football, auto racing and the most important game of all, the game of life.
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Joe Gibbs founded Youth For Tomorrow (YFT) in 1986. YFT is committed to providing a safe, healthy, and compassionate environment for at-risk youth who have been abandoned, abused, or otherwise alienated from family and community.
On January 7, 2004, Gibbs came out of retirement to rejoin the Redskins as head coach and team president. He retired as head coach and president effective January 8, 2008 after completing four years of his five year contract. During Gibbs’ four-year return to the Redskins, the team qualified for the playoffs twice. In contrast, during his eleven year hiatus from the team, they only made the playoffs once. Gibbs remains actively involved with the Redskins as an advisor to team owner Daniel Snyder. He also remains involved in his NASCAR team Joe Gibbs Racing which he established in 1992.
On July 21, 2009 Joe Gibbs, along with other noted speakers, launched Game Plan for Life. Game Plan for Life shows readers how to live a balanced, God-centered, purpose-filled life, using examples of Coach Gibbs’s own storied championship careers as a backdrop. A perfect blend of sports and basic theology, Game Plan for Life is designed to bring God’s word home to sports fans of all generations.