Larry McKenzie is a coach, author & motivational speaker. Larry McKenzie is the first coach to win FOUR back to back state titles in the 102 year history of the Minnesota State Boys Basketball tournament. Coach McKenzie shows why Basketball is merely a metaphor and a tool that can be used to transform lives and will share his strategies for winning not only on the court but in life! This talk is about the Ten(10) life lessons that the game has taught him. This year, Coach McKenzie took the Minneapolis North High Polar’s from “worst to first” by developing a championship program while also using basketball as a tool to empower young men to be champions in their classrooms, families, and communities. He is author or co-author in three publications, Basketball So Much More Than Just A Game, Let Me Testify and Eve Winner Needs A Coach. He is featured in Chuck Brown’s X’s O’s and W’s.