"As a pre-med major, the award has provided financial support to help me achieve my academic goals at the University of North Texas, where I also play for the school's nationally-ranked women's soccer team. My ultimate career goal is to become a female leader in the medical field."
"It is such a great honor to be associated with a group of people who work everyday to make the lives of others around better.
The scholarship will help me reach my academic, athletic, and life goals, so I can help others do the same!"
“Character Development is always at the forefront of what we want to institute during the course of a season. 2Words provides us the curriculum to do so! We use it every week!”
“As coaches, the culture of our program is always visible and in everything we do. Bringing 2Words and Mackey into your locker room will help any coach breathe lasting character development into their players...THAT is leaving a legacy!”
“Best part of the week! Get's players and coaches ready to focus forward for the week. The absolute BEST way for anyone wanting to implement a program that builds and encourages a positive character culture!”
“Stephen Mackey of 2Words had everyone of our players and coaches hooked within 5 minutes of talking to them. His message is genuine and relates to student athletes of all backgrounds. The range of lessons and development covered can be used by all players, leaders, coaches and parents in your program. This program is one of the best on the market.”
“Because we believe that character is a huge part of our culture, 2Words has added so much to our culture and allowed us to strengthen the bond between life and sports! I know our men will be better prepared for college and life because of the character development videos!”
“2Words has opened discussions about life that we would not of had otherwise with our players. We are truly preparing these young men for life, the character they are gaining from 2Words will give them a huge advantage in life that others will have to figure out as they are tested!”
“We are big believers in leadership/character development, the content of 2Words is a valued resource and our relationship with Stephen Mackey has been tremendous for our athletes.”
"2Words has helped our baseball program in so many ways on and off the diamond. This program has helped to develop leaders in our program but more importantly has developed and prepared our guys for life after school. Any athletic program wanting to take the next step needs to invest in Stephen Mackey and 2Words, this will not only benefit your individual program but the entire school."
“Coaching is much more than X’s and O’s...we have a much higher calling than just wins and losses. 2Words is an incredible resource to help coaches teach the life lessons our athletes will take with them the rest of their lives.”
“I am so thankful for Mackey and the message he brings our athletes every week. 2Words Character brings a message that sticks.”
“Sustaining a strong, positive culture within our program is a top priority. Coach Mackey & 2Words have helped us do just that by focusing on important, relevant topics that apply on and off of the pitch. The weekly material is enjoyed by both players and parents, leaving a lasting impression for those who participate.”
"It is important to make a conscious effort to develop the character of our youth. 2Words curriculum is a perfect way to do that! Stephen Mackey is definitely doing his part to create the positive ripple effect in our world....and he does it well!"
"This is one of the highlights of our week. Our kids and coaches get excited about it, and it has definitely made an impact on the field and in their lives."
"This is relevant, it's powerful and you won't be disappointed! I can't think of a better message for our kids and teachers to hear."
"As coaches we love to focus on character, and how character effects our team. 2Words helps us build a culture of character."