Peter Tormey is an independent author whose nonfiction book "The Thursday Speeches: Lessons in Life, Leadership, and Football from Coach Don James" will be available for purchase -- as both a paperback and ebook -- in early December (2014) on Amazon.com and other sites.

About the Author

Peter Tormey is a writer, editor, and educator who holds a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University. A former journalist for United Press International, he has won numerous awards for his news and feature stories. Peter's doctoral dissertation examined the language and leadership of former University of Washington football Coach Don James. Peter played football for Coach James for four years at Washington, and earned a bachelor's degree in English literature. A first-generation Irish-American, Peter is an avid cyclist and loves to fish the lakes, rivers, and streams of the Pacific Northwest. He and his wife live in Spokane, Washington, with their two daughters, a son, and a dog.