TJ Kostecky is the lead innovator of Vision Training for Life, a leadership developmental program which empowers individuals to discover their full potential and form meaningful connections through subtle shifts in perspective. In an academic career spanning three decades and six universities, he has served as a coach, athletic director, professor, and entrepreneur. TJ is currently the head men’s soccer coach and assistant athletic director for leadership at Bard College. He resides in Tivoli, NY, where his play involves longboarding through the village streets, hiking the Catskill Mountains, and engaging everyone he meets in conversation. He is the proud father of two young women who both work at the Savannah College of Art and Design.