February 9, 2018

Reflecting on the Opening Ceremonies – GO USA!

Every time the Winter Olympics are about to start, I get a rush of emotions that remind me how lucky I am to be able to say I am an Olympic Gold Medalist. It seems like it was just yesterday that the small town of Lake Placid was transformed into a world stage for athletes from all over the world to compete and live out their dreams. I was only a 21 year old with high expectations, & my teammates […]
February 1, 2017

UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IF YOU BOOK NOW!

We are booking up fast for this year! When booking Jim Craig you have the opportunity to really get your team involved with special pricing on corporate gifting. Please inquire at info@goldmedalstrategies.com for your chance to bring your team to the next level! People are already talking this year! “Jim’s message is timeless, a foundational message on what it takes to be successful as a team in sports and business.” Michael J. Dirrane – Jan ‘17 Senior Managing Director – […]
November 3, 2016

IT ALL STARTS WITH A DREAM

For those of you who don’t get our emails, last month I did my mentors series on Warren Strelow. He was our goalie coach for the 1980 team and really challenged me to perform to the best of my ability. He is someone that I have always looked up to and I miss him everyday. His family recently shared this letter with me that I thought I would share. Sometimes people get afraid of asking for help or failing. But […]
October 3, 2016

JIM CRAIG’S 1980 MENTOR WARREN STRELOW

When you ask someone who competed as an athlete to describe a mentor, a coach is typically among the first responses. There are many different types of coaches in the world, some great and some bad, but a coach almost always leaves some kind of imprint on each athlete they work with. As a lifelong hockey player who was fortunate to achieve and play at the highest level for a period of time, I could not have reached my potential […]