A Different Way to Win: Dan Rooney's Story from the Super Bowl to the Rooney Rule
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About the Author
CHRIS DE PIERO has been an educator for 27 years. He was Director of Athletics at St. Michael's College School and classroom teacher. Chris played professional hockey in Italy before coaching St. Michael's to back-to-back Ontario titles. He was Head Coach and General Manager with the Oshawa Generals from 2006-12, and an Amateur Scout for the Pittsburgh Penguins from 2012-16. After being an Assistant Coach with Hockey Club Lugano in Switzerland, he is back at St. Michael's in an adminstrative role. BE OUTSTANDING!
JIM ROONEY is a fixture in Guelph sports. He was co-owner, president and governor of the OHL's Guelph Storm from 1991-2006, and Chairman of the OHL Board of Governors from 1995-2001. His Guelph teams won two OHL titles and participated in four Memorial Cups. He was owner of the Guelph Royals of the Intercounty Baseball League and IBL Commissioner from 2001-2009. Jim was principal at Bishop Macdonell and Our Lady of Lourdes high schools, co-chair of the Ontario Winter Games (2002-03), and Educational Consultant for Team Canada's U-18 gold medalists in Russia in 2003. He was elected to the Guelph Sports Hall of Fame in 2017. BEST ALWAYS!...
"Dan Rooney's leadership at the National Football League was unmatched, this book will tell you why." -Paul Tagliabue, Former Commissioner of the NFL
"Mr. Rooney's contributions, in his day, can be compared to those of Branch Rickey." -Eric Holder, Former Attorney General, United States of America
"For diversity initiatives to ever achieve significant success, you have to get people at the leadership level as well as the execution level to truly commit. Dan Rooney did both." -Laszlo Bock, Author, Work Rules
"Dan Rooney's work within his ancestral homeland of Ireland was as significant as any American's could be. He established the bedrock for the U.S. contribution to peace. As Ambassador, he provided stewardship based in the dignity, hope and grace that is the best of America." -Loretta Brennan Glucksman, Former Chair of The American Ireland Fund