Finish Strong: The Dan Russell Story

The inspiring story of a driven man’s pursuit of success and finding purpose when all seems lost.

What real people are saying about Dan's book (taken from Amazon reviews): "Amazing", "spellbinding" and "I couldn't put it down."

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About the Author

From a scrawny, bullied kid from southern Idaho to unofficial champion of the world, Dan Russell knows the kind of hard work, pain, and intense desire it takes to finish strong. He’s a four-time NCAA Champion and four-time Academic All-American. He was an Olympic alternate for the 1992 and 1996 Olympics and the 2004 Olympic wrestling coach for Guam and Olympic Solidarity Instructor for Palau and Federated States of Micronesia. He taught for several years at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Dan is the senior pastor at Battle Ground Foursquare Church in Battle Ground, Washington. He is also a motivational speaker at colleges, businesses and church groups around the world.

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Battle Ground Projects

Battle Ground: Tougher Than Hell - TV Pilot

In 2011, Coach Dan Russell embarked upon a remarkable challenge. He began preparing a hungry young amateur Mixed Martial Arts fighter, Alex Bubb, for his first professional match. Together they would traver halfway across the world and test their own limits. Can Dan prepare Alex in time? Will Alex be able to conquor his fear when he steps in the ring?


3-Day Challenge

Dan Russell began the 3-Day Challenge as a test program to help men break out of old patterns of behavior. With daily scripture and a message of encouragement from Dan, the 3-Day Challenge helps strengthen men in mind, body, and spirit.