Members of the Atlanta Falcons organization spent two days this offseason visiting the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Falcons' players, coaches, and front office members had the opportunity to thank individuals within the Academy for all that they do, as well as partake in leadership activities and learn more about the history of West Point.
Dan Quinn, the recipient of the NFL's 2016 Salute to Service Award understands the importance of the military, and strives to implements their teamwork and brotherhood into the game of football. "West Point has been the best leadership laboratory ever to help develop and go through failures. The cadets, they fail a lot - not in the classroom, but they put them in tough scenarios where they have to battle back and show resiliency." - Falcons head coach Dan Quinn
Players, coaches, and front office members participated in three leader reaction courses. The course highlights the opportunity to strengthen team bonding and gives individuals the chance to showcase leadership qualities. Full story.