About Us

Areas of Emphasis


  •  Educating target audiences on the life and legacy of Coach Rockne;
  • Gathering like-minded people for special events honoring Rockne;
  • Empowering those in athletics to adopt and follow “the Rockne  way.”
  • Recognizing those best expressing the highest aspects of achieve-  ment, determination, respect, sportsmanship;
  • Inspiring all others to reach for the highest level of such expression. 
  • Advocating for a safer, saner game of football to survive for decades.  


Planned Projects


Documentary film adaptation of award-winning biography  Coach For A Nation: The Life and Times of Knute Rockne.  

Knute Rockne Spirit of Sports Awards Celebration honoring outstanding achievement in athletics....and in life.  

Online “Coaches Corner” resource for today’s coaches of all sports at all levels, to better follow Coach Rockne’s principles, including one-on-one coach mentoring  

An annual Rockne Weekend of activities to support and encourage today’s coaches and athletes to emulate Rock’s way.  

Development of a Knute Rockne Museum and Education Center for detailed, permanent interpretation of his life and legacy.  


Enthusiastic Support


Just some of the reaction to the 2017 Knute Rockne Spirit of Sports  Awards Celebration:

"An amazing evening.  Congratulations on a spectacular turnout and such a great success - and in your very first year! The program was wonderfully engaging."

"The venue was awesome; it couldn't have been a more perfect night."

"A delightful evening...what a tremendous event."

"Very successful inaugural event for the Knute Rockne Memorial Society."

"The folks being honored were well chosen.  Loved Rocky Bleier, he was very entertaining. You did a fine job!  Everything was perfect."