Coaching Youth Beyond Sports with Kwame Dixon
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Coaching Youth Beyond Sports with Kwame Dixon | MFM 134 RADIO SHOW WSIC 105.9FM #110

Kwame Dixon is a 1987 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where he played football and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration.  Coach Kwame Dixon has been an educator and coach for the past 31 years. In addition to being the owner of the speed school for the past 5 years, he currently serves as the offensive coordinator ad quarterback coach at Holly Springs HS. His previous coaching assignments include QB coach at Wake Forest HS (2020), OC/QB coach at Leesville Road (2019), and the same positions at Sanderson HS (2017 and 2018). His last head coaching position was when he took over a Green Hope HS program that had lost its previous 38 straight games. Which, at the time, was the longest active losing streak in NC. While there from 2011 -2016 he went to the state playoffs 5 out of 6 years and won the conference once. Prior to GHHS, Dixon served on the staff at NCCU as the WR coach and recruiting coordinator for 3 seasons (2008-2010). For three seasons (2005-07), Dixon served as head coach at West Johnston High School in Benson, N.C. In 2007, he led the Wildcats to a single-season school record seven victories (7-5), the school’s first-ever state playoff appearance and the program’s highest conference finish at second place in the Greater Neuse Conference. During the 2000-04 seasons, Dixon was head coach at Cambridge (Mass.) High School, where he posted the highest winning percentage in school history, recorded the most wins in a single season and was voted as 2003 Massachusetts Coach of the Year.

On the collegiate level, Dixon has worked as wide receivers coach at the University of Rhode Island (1999) and held terms as assistant head coach/quarterbacks coach and running backs coach/recruiting coordinator at Northern Arizona University (1995-98). In 2003, Dixon was named the Coach of the Year, and he has the highest winning percentage in Cambridge school history. He also holds the Cambridge record for the most wins in a single season. Dixon was also named the NFL/New England Patriots Coach of the Week two times at Cambridge, and he recorded the first back-to-back eight-win seasons in Cambridge history.  He has also performed NFL summer internships with the Green Bay Packers (1998) and Carolina Panthers (1996).


About Tracy Alston

Tracy Alston, a Mental Fitness Consultant is a licensed professional counselor and board-certified in Biofeedback and Neurofeedback. Tracy is the Founder and CEO of two companies located in Mooresville, N.C., New Mentality, P.C., and Mental Edge Fitness Solutions, Inc. Tracy’s passion is creating strategies and solutions for improving mental health and mental fitness.

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