Finding Your True North with Tony Lipani
Finding Your True North with Tony Lipani
Anthony Lipani
Tony Lipani is an educator, heart attack survivor and State Championship winning high school football coach. During his 6 year stint at a high school athletic director, Tony became a founder of inter-scholastic high school BASS fishing in the state of New York . Following his heart attack, Tony made the decision to resign from his role as a high school Athletic Director. Tony did this to follow his True North. This included spending more time with his loving family and in the outdoors. Football, Fishing & Leadership have always been passions for Tony as grew up fishing the Thousand Islands Region of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence river with his father and grandfather. Tony was also an assistant high school principal, college football coach and Head High School Football coach for 17 years. Tony's mission is to interview inspiring coaches in the sport of football, some of the best professionals in the fishing industry, and business/educational leaders. Specifically, inspirational women & men who have found their True North in life and within their respective professions! We have inspiration for you and all your football, fishing & leadership/entrepreneurial interests covered. So, hunker down, kick in back to neutral and follow your heart as you journey toward your True North to find your North 40.
A Conversation with Bill Saiff from Bill Saiff Outdoors
Bill Saiff Outdoors provides year round hunting and fishing opportunities for the traveling sportsman. Saiff's Fishing Charters is Lake Ontario's largest privately run charter fishing operation-serving fishermen for over 30 years. Seaway Waterfowl Professionals is NY's premier Duck and Goose Hunting service----Hard-Water Ice Guides provides ice fishing excursions for both Northern Pike and Yellow Perch on the waters of Henderson Harbor, Black River Bay, Chaumont Bay and Sandy Pond.  Check them out here at
Mar 24, 2021
1 hr 9 min
Retired Athletic Director John F. Pelin
John Pelin's time as Spencerport's athletic director is winding down. The finish line for Pelin, who grew up in Fairport, is at the end of June, after a career in education sprawling 40 years. If Pelin, 62, still has a resume, it looks a bit different now. “He’s been a mentor for ADs all across the state, myself included," Hilton athletic director Mike Giruzzi said. "When John speaks, people, they typically listen."
Feb 12, 2021
1 hr 5 min
Season 2 Episode 9 - The Story of Greece Athena Head Football Coach Don Hagreen
Finding your True North Podcast proudly announces our next Guest Mr. Donald Hagreen. This amazing Physical Education Teacher from Greece Athena High School in Rochester, N.Y. & Varsity Head Football Coach / Mentor, has positively impacted the lives of thousands. Former students, players, young coaches & friends including me. It was an honor to interview my old coach who shaped my life & the lives of thousands!
May 13, 2020
1 hr 14 min
Season 2 Episode 8 From Fredonia to Dallas - Robert Wechsler Blue Star Innovation Partners
Rob Wechsler, Founder and CEO of Blue Star Innovation Partners, is a serial entrepreneur with a track record that includes 4 exits totaling more than $1.5B in proceeds of his own companies, a successful IPO and running the largest payments business in the world, Chase Merchant Services.  Most recently Rob was the founder and CEO of Blue Star Sports, the largest and preeminent provider of sports technology globally. Robert Partners with Jerry Jones owner of the Dallas Cowboys.
Apr 23, 2020
1 hr 34 min
Season 2 Episode 7: 60 Day Family Fitness Accountability Challenge
We would like to invite you to our 60 Day Family Fitness Accountability Challenge. Let it be known all Saturday’s are days off for the next 8 weeks. Here is the simple plan & challenge: 60 Days to Summer! April 20th-June 20th. Eat Clean and drink plenty of Water daily.Work Out Schedule 1. 7:30 – 8:15 A.M. Two Mile walk/run with you and or your family 2. 4:00 – 5:15 P.M. Exercise Choice. Hike, Bike, Walk, Run Coupled with Body Weight Isometric training.
Apr 20, 2020
14 min
Season 2 Episode 6  Greece Central School District Superintendent of Schools Kathleen Graupman
Join me as I Interview old friend Greece Central School District Superintendent of Schools Kathleen Graupman. As many of know, Kathy has been amazing leading our local schools through this unprecedented pandemic. Her authentic leadership style and down to earth approach to public education is what makes Kathy an incredible educational leader. Enjoy this timely interview from an educational leader who leads from the heart! Greece Central is one of the largest School Districts in New York State.
Mar 31, 2020
41 min
Season 2 Episode 5 Finding your True North Podcast; Overcoming Adversity
As a physical educator & administrator for 27 years, heart attack survivor & father for 18 years, these past couple of weeks have been surreal. My wife Cheryl is also an educator and while we are enjoying this time reconnecting with our family, we are both feeling fear. It is ok to be scared. Trust me when I tell you that fear leads you to doing what is essential. Who are we supposed to be right now? Now is the time to Overcome this Adversity!
Mar 28, 2020
18 min
Season 2 Episode 4  Finding Your North 40 Podcast; The story of Alan Zemaitis. Spencerport & Penn State Legend.
Episode 5 Season 2 of the Finding Your North 40 Podcast Genre....A Section V Football Story. The story of Alan Zemaitis. Spencerport & Penn State Legend. @CoachJimJohnson @PeterMDeWitt @SpencerportCSD @PennStateFBall @RocDevo @BlackButton85
Mar 26, 2020
22 min
Season 2 Episode 3 of Season 2 Grilling & The Inadvertent egg drop.
Episode 3 of Season 2 Finding your True North Blog Cast & Podcast “Posts from My Post” Recorded moments ago. Genre Comedy.....Topic Grilling & The Inadvertent egg drop. Staring Cayden & our Dog Bear. Enjoy a laugh!
Mar 25, 2020
4 min
Season 2 Episode -2- Today is National Take Out Day across America!
Episode 3 of Posts from my Post Blogcast!!!Today is National Take Out Day across America! Let’s support our local businesses that are open and supporting us. Please share this video with everyone especially those with a small business so they can promote what they are doing to stay open. Don’t be shy! I’m also declaring today National Percolation Day for Coffee Enthusiasts! Please post below the video to support our businesses!
Mar 24, 2020
9 min
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