A wise man once spoke about how to be successful.
"You have to have a passion," he said. "You have to be enthusiastic about what you do. The way you are will rub off on your kids. They'll see that you're enthusiastic. They'll see that you have passion and that it's important to you. That's extremely important in anything you do if you want to have success."
This man knows what he is talking about. He knows what it is like to be passionate and enthusiastic about a job and a sport you love. He knows about winning with pride and losing with dignity. He knows what it's like to watch a teenager pour his heart and soul into months of working toward accomplishing one final goal at the end of a season. He knows what it's like to watch boys grow into men -- men that win both state and national championships.
Yes, after 32 years of coaching the most successful wrestling program in Minnesota history, Jim Jackson knows about success.