An Insider`s Guide to Writing a Champion`s Cover Letterby Chris Fore
Chris Fore's business, Eight Laces Consulting, is the National Champion of the Job Search Process for Coaches. And he just might be the only former Athletic Director sharing the tips and tricks of the process, from behind the scenes, to help coaches land the job of their dreams! He started Eight Laces Consulting in 2011 after realizing that nobody was helping the high school and small college coaches with their job search "know how," things like the cover letter, the resume, etc.
In this course, Fore shares key insights to help coaches attract the readers of their cover letters. Each letter will be put into a pile. Get yours into the YES pile by booking this course. You are sure to learn valuable insights that you've probably never thought of before as it pertains to writing your cover letter.
In many job searches, your cover letter just might be more important than your resume. Will they even get to your resume if they don't like the cover letter?
Fore shares the 5 ingredients to making your cover letter POP, and then gives you an 8 point checklist to help you write your cover letter.
Chris Fore is a veteran Athletic Director, Football Coach and Teacher from Southern California. Currently, he teaches Special Education at Sultana High School, and also serves as the Varsity Football Special Teams Coordinator. Fore also serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Kinesiology program at Azusa Pacific University where he teaches Leadership and Administration of Athletic Programs in the graduate program.
He has coached high school football for sixteen years (eight as a Head Varsity Coach), and has been an Athletic Director for six. His education includes: a Master’s degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration, Education Specialist Credential (CA), and a Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies. He has also earned an Administrative Services Credential in California, allowing him to become an Administrator.
Fore has earned the Certified Athletic Administrator distinction from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. He has served on the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Football Coach’s Advisory Committee, and currently serves on the Boards of both the California Coaches Association and Southern California Football Coaches Association.
Since August of 2016 Fore writes a weekly column called “Coaches Corner” for Max Preps, America’s #1 source for high school sports. Coaches Choice published his first book: Building Championship Caliber Football Programs in 2013, and his second book Shield Punt in 2018. Fore’s third book, An Insider’s Guide To Scoring Your Next Coaching Job, gives readers a blueprint for securing a job in the field of athletics.
He has also published several manuals that have helped coaches in building their programs, and navigate the job search process: Outside The Lines Manual For Football Coaches,Outside The Lines Manual for Athletic Directors, and the Shield Punt E Clinic. You can find each of these items at EightLaces.org.
Fore has been solicited to write for national magazines such as National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association, Coach and Athletic Director, and American Football Coaches Association. He has also been featured in articles on some of football’s best websites: Football Scoop, X and O Labs, Coach XO, My CoachBook and more. Fore has been a guest on High School Football America’s radio show, as well as Fox Sports AM 570 Los Angeles, San Diego’s Mighty 1090, and has also appeared multiple times on FootballCoachingPodcast.com.
Because of his strong background, training and experience in high school athletics, Coach Fore has been called as an expert witness in several different lawsuits regarding concussions, equipment, and athletic eligibility.
Chris married Christine in 2004, and they have three elementary aged children. The Fores reside in Apple Valley, California.