Joe Battista

Professional Speaker and Author, Prgamatic Passion

Joe is a professional speaker, instructor, and author of “The Power of Pragmatic Passion.” He is also the Vice President and an Executive Coach for the National Athletic and Professional Success Academy. In 19 seasons as the head coach of Penn State Hockey, his teams won 512 games and six ACHA national championships. Joe helped secure the largest gift in Penn State history from Terry and Kim Pegula in 2010 to construct the award winning Pegula Ice Arena and endow scholarships for the hockey team’s. He served as an Associate Athletic Director at Penn State, Director of Amateur Hockey for the Pittsburgh Penguins, and as Vice President of the Buffalo Sabres. He was recently inducted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame.

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Joe is a professional speaker, instructor, and author of “The Power of Pragmatic Passion.” He is also the Vice President and an Executive Coach for the National Athletic and Professional Success Academy. In 19 seasons as the head coach of Penn State Hockey, his teams won 512 games and sixRead More

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