Humanitarian Relief Update

Total Courage, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee announced today that they have partnered with MAP International and Project Hope to provide out-patient and over-the-counter medicines to the indigent in the developing world.

This effort, led by Dee Daugherty and Todd Scattini, has accelerated due to the great need during this time of crisis.

TotalCourage has also partnered with a European manufacturer, The Prevent Group, to provide critical COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE).

Humanitarian relief projects to provide medicines and PPE include the Republic of Georgia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Kosovo and Romania.

Additionally, Total Courage is conducting community outreach here at home with local grocers to create Total Courage Pantry Packs for the elderly and infirmed in Southeast Arizona.

Please support Total Courage by making a generous donation on our home page.

TotalCourage Goes To The Great White North!

During the Canadian Football League playoffs TotalCourage was invited to spend an entire weekend with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats professional football team.

Our Executive Director, Colonel (Retired) Dee Daugherty, speaks to the athletes about the value of resilience and endurance. Dee hammered home the importance of mental toughness, communication and selflessness in the face of adversity.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a world class organization and their head coach, June Jones, believes that winning starts with individual character. Dee emphasized that in order to be champions everyone must be prepared to assume a leadership role.

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TotalCourage Bears Down in the Desert!

The TotalCourage team kicked off 2019 with a compelling message of resilience, endurance, and selflessness. It was a tremendous visit with the talented men and women of the University of Arizona Track and Field Team.

Parker delivered an inspirational message about the value of making a promise to oneself and to others and the importance of upholding those promises.

The TotalCourage team was hosted by the outstanding Director of Cross Country and Track & Field, Fred Harvey. Coach Harvey’s emphasis on Winning with Character has created a legacy of excellence! Olympian Greg Foster shared his powerful story of personal endurance.

The TotalCourage team enjoyed CBWA, “caring by walking around!” In the photos above we see Dee observing the Wildcats men and womens throws team.

The TotalCourage character coaches are honored to be a small part of the Wildcat leadership and character program.

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TotalCourage Goes to Stephen F. Austin University!

TotalCourage Joins the Lumberjacks!

Dee Daugherty, Parker Schenecker and Greg Foster enjoyed a great visit to the oldest city in Texas, Nacogdoches! As guests of the legendary Stephen F. Austin University Head Track & Field Coach, Phil Olson, the TC team enjoyed a down home catfish dinner with the Coaches followed by a day observing practice and meeting all of the athletes.

That evening Dee introduced Parker to the team and they were spellbound by his personal story of resilience, remembrance and the value of upholding promises and commitments.

Later Dee introduced World Champ and Olympian Greg Foster who captivated everyone with his amazing story of mental, emotional, spiritual and physical endurance both on and off the track over a career that spanned two decades competing at the highest level in the world of track and field!

Dee wrapped up the evening by reminding everyone that 10% of your life is comprised of things that happen to you, but 90% of your life is devoted to how you respond to that 10%. He tied in the personal examples of Parker and Greg with a clear approach…Lead a Life of Character!

TotalCourage and Stephen F. Austin University look forward to kicking off a dynamic 2018/2019 Academic Year in September.

‘Axe ’em Jacks!!!

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TotalCourage at the University of Southern California

TotalCourage is proud to welcome Character Coach Greg Foster to our team. Greg was a four-time NCAA national champion (110 meter hurdles and 200 meter dash) as well as an Olympic Silver Medalist and five-time World Champion in the hurdles.

Greg joined Founder and Executive Director Dee Daugherty and Character Coach Parker Schenecker for a 3- day visit with coaches and over 110 Track and Field athletes at the University of Southern California and California State-Los Angeles.

Team TC was able to help student-athletes and coaches focus on Winning With Character. Parker and Greg shared their incredible stories of resilience, gratitude, and endurance.


“I am honored that you chose the Golden Eagle Family. I am very thankful!!”

– Tina Fernandes, Cal State-LA Head Track and Field Coach


“We are so grateful for TotalCourage. Your message is real and our athletes respect your sacrifices. You all care by walking around!”

– Dan Lange, USC Throws Coach

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