Renowned motivational coach speaks to KHS athletes (audio)


A motivational coach that works with athletes across the United State spoke to students at Kosciusko High School Wednesday.

Sam Cila with The Program Athletics spoke to the school’s athletes on the importance of teamwork and being a good teammate.

“Our main message is to get that [sic] much better,” said Cila. “The way that we believe you do it is be being by being a good team leader and teammate, being physically and mentally tough, not make excuses, and working hard.”

Cila, a retired US Staff Sergent and an Ironman competitor, said he was able to come to Kosciukso on his trip to Starkville to work with the Mississippi State Women’s basketball team.

Blair Schaefer, former MSU star and daughter of head coach Vic Schaefer, came with Cila to speak to the school’s female athletes.

Audio: Sam Cila

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