Live a Life Worth Telling a Story About: The Story of Philip Lutzenkirchen

If you are a parent, athlete, or young adult, you MUST listen to today’s show. It literally may SAVE your life…or someone you love. Today, I’m blessed to have Mike Lutzenkirchen on the show to share the story of his late son Philip Lutzenkirchen. Philip was a star football player and a 2-time captain at Auburn University. You will hear Mike share Philip’s story on and off the field, his passion for kids, and his servant heart. Mike also shares the tragic story of Philip’s passing, God’s will, and the challenge given to him now.

This is one of the deepest and most important conversations I have ever had on the show. Mike shares his heart about Philip’s legacy that lives on through the Lutzie 43 Foundation. Mike has delivered over 400 “Philip’s Legacy, what legacy are you leaving?” talks with 200,000 hearing Mike’s message. 

This is one of those talks that will leave a lasting impression on you and the kids. I know it’s going to IMPACT you. Please share it with your kids, coaches, athletes, teams and families.  

Please share this episode on your social media as I know it can help save some lives. Please use the hashtag #43KeySeconds #Lutzie43:

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More on the episode:

3:22 – Who was Philip Lutzenkirchen
The gentle giant and 4-Star All-American

9:22 – Servant Heart
Two-time captain at Auburn University with a servant’s heart

11:40 – The End of an NFL Dream
Going from the dream to play in the NFL to being cut from the Rams

14:38 – The Last Conversation With His Son
June 27th, 2014, was the last conversation…

21:20 – 43 Lessons of Legacy 
God’s Will…What are you going to do with this?

27:15 – The Lutzie 43 Foundation
The Purpose & Mission of the foundation

36:56 – 43 Key Seconds – Save a life today

  • Clear Head
  • Clear Hands
  • Clear Eyes
  • Click-It

45:50 – Be the Example and make a difference today 
www.lutzie43.com


About Mike Lutzenkirchen:

Mike Lutzenkirchen is the father of the late Philip Lutzenkirchen, former Auburn University student-athlete from 2009-2012. Since Philip’s passing in 2014, Mike has served as the Executive Director of the Lutzie Foundation and has made it his mission in life to carry out Philip’s Legacy. Before starting the Lutzie 43 Foundation, Mike’s career in sales, sales management, and marketing included positions with Macmillan Publishing and IBM. He was born and raised in Wheaton, Illinois, a Chicago area suburb and now resides in Marietta, Georgia, with his wife of 34 years, Mary. Together they have three daughters, Amy & (son-in-law Bobby & granddaughter Ruthie), Ann and Abby.

Check out www.lutzie43.com and learn about:

  • Foundation
  • About Philip
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Races

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Todd Durkin, MA, is a world-renown trainer, coach, author and motivational keynote speaker who trains dozens of elite, high-profile NFL, MLB, and MMA athletes, including two Super Bowl MVP’s, one NFL League MVP, Olympic gold medalists, Heisman Trophy winners, and MMA champions. Todd is a 2-Time Trainer of the Year, the 2017 Jack LaLanne Award recipient, the 2018 Canfitpro International Presenter of the Year, a member of the Under Armour Training Team, and a Top-100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness.

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