The "I" in Win

Luke Mertens

Elite leaders relentlessly seek unique angles to make their team or organization the best. Hosted by Luke Mertens, an experienced teacher, coach, and entrepreneur, The "I" in Win weekly podcast interviews coaches, educators, and other leaders who have instituted an overlooked but simple strategy to achieve success: personal connections. Our guests have accomplished more, both personally and professionally, by focusing on making better people. They will share how our listeners will benefit by obsessing less on outcomes and more on the journey of changing lives.These inspiring stories of positivity are rooted in the belief that every “I”ndividual has value, regardless of talent level, and the more ‘I’s we impact in this world, the more everyone wins….that is The “I” in Win!New episodes released every Tuesday.

33 Years of Following The Plan w/Mark Bliss
Apr 12 2022
33 Years of Following The Plan w/Mark Bliss
#36. Since 1988, Mark Bliss has coached football at various high school and collegiate levels. During his head coaching career, he has amassed an overall record of 206- 80 losses, won 4 State Championships, along with 2 Semi-final appearances and 2 Quarterfinal appearances. His teams have qualified for the State Playoffs 23 of his 26 years as a head coach. Mark spent seven years at Conway Springs, Kansas where his teams started a 62 game win streak which is the 22nd best win streak in high school football history. Mark’s teams during his career have received national recognition in Sports Illustrated, ESPN Magazine, and Bigger Faster Stronger Magazine. He has coached 3 Top 100 Nationally Ranked teams.  Mark has received the National Federation of State High School Associations Section 5 Coach of the Year and was a National Coach of the Year Finalist. Mark has coached 26 Division I athletes, 8 High School All-Americans,1 ESPN top 300 Player, and 2 NFL Players. Mark is a three time Hall of Fame inductee 2011 Southwestern College Athletic Hall of Fame, 2012 National Single Wing Coaches Hall of Fame, 2017 University of Tulsa Athletic’s Hall of Fame.Book Recommendation from Coach Blisss:Let Them LeadWin in the DarkGreatness: The 16 Characteristics of True ChampionsSeven Men: And the Secret of their GreatnessTo sign up for weekly notes from each episode, CLICK HERE.Review The "I" in Win on Apple Podcast or my website to let me know what you think of the show.  Follow me on Twitter (@LukeMertens)