About The Power of Influence

Today, Coach DeBerry shares the secret to his success – his coaching philosophy hinged upon the life-changing lessons and character values he worked to instill in his players. 


In his humor and practical wisdom, Fisher DeBerry will prompt you to reflect on your power as a role model and the legacy you will leave behind.


You don’t need to be a superstar, a celebrity, or a household name to make a lasting mark on the next generation. You’ll be inspired and challenged by numerous recollections from Air Force players and coaches who share that it was ordinary people – moms and dads, siblings and grandparents, teachers and coaches – who made an extraordinary difference to them.


The Power of Influence is full of top-flight testimony from more than 30 players and coaches from the remarkable Fisher DeBerry era of Air Force football.