Jim Tressel Book Signing at OSU Bookstore June 13

Contact: Todd Starowitz

Tyndale House Publishers
351 Executive Drive
Carol Stream, IL 60188

Ohio State Coach will sign bestselling book from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 13

Carol Stream, Ill. —Tyndale House Publishers today announced that Ohio State University head football coach, Jim Tressel, will sign his bestselling book, The Winners Manual: For the Game of Life, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, at Barnes & Noble – The Ohio State University Bookstore at 1598 North High Street in Columbus. There will be a limited number of books per customer. Please visit ShopOhioState.com or contact the bookstore for wristband distribution information. The book, cowritten with Chris Fabry, released July 15, 2008, and spent eight weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list, reaching as high as No. 3 on the “Advice, How-To & Miscellaneous” list.

For the myriad Ohio State Buckeyes’ fans throughout the country, as well as football fans in general, The Winners Manual provides a rare glimpse into the mind of one of the most respected coaches in college football history and into the huddle of one of the most successful football programs of all time. Coach Tressel shares never-before-published anecdotes about players and games from throughout his storied coaching career at Ohio State and Youngstown State, as well as fundamental lessons he has been imparting to his players and coaching staffs for the past twenty years.

All of Coach Tressel’s proceeds from the sale of The Winners Manual will go to the William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library Renovation Fund on the OSU campus.

The book signings information for The Winners Manual is as follows:
Saturday, June 13 – 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Barnes & Noble – The Ohio State University Bookstore
1598 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43201
Phone: 614-247-2000

Tyndale House Publishers has had great recent success with a number of football-related titles. Tony Dungy’s Quiet Strength: The Practices, Principles, and Priorities of a Winning Life (July 2007) reached No. 1 on the New York Times Best Sellers List, and with more than 1,000,000 copies in print, is one of the best-selling sports-related titles in history. Dungy’s most current book (Jan. 2009), Uncommon: Finding Your Path to Significance, reached No. 2 on the Times’ “Advice, How-To & Misc.” list. Deanna Favre’s Don’t Bet Against Me! (Sept. 2007) spent 10 consecutive weeks on either the New York Times hardcover nonfiction primary list (top 15) or the expanded list (top 35). Favre is the wife of NFL great Brett Favre. In July 2008, Tyndale will release books with Brenda and Kurt Warner (Arizona Cardinals all-pro quarterback), Loreane & LaDainian Tomlinson (San Diego Chargers all-pro running back), and NFL Hall of Fame Coach Joe Gibbs.