Get Off the Bench

About The Book

Get Off the Bench & Into the Game incorporates basketball skills and applies them to life. Franqua “Coach Q” Bedell shares experiences he has encountered throughout his life and coaching career. This book is a Success Strategy Playbook that implements leaderships techniques and helps discover one’s inner strength.

Bedell has learning disabilities that could have easily caused him to throw in the towel and quit, but he used the abilities he has, to soar to higher heights, and you can do the same. Throughout the pages of this book, you will learn how to:

  • Get focused
  • Create a winning G.P.A.
  • Attack your dreams
  • Live a successful life

If you are you sitting on the bench of life or have given up on your goals, this is a MUST READ! Do you want more out of life, but don’t know what you need to do? It’s time to get in the game! Stop wasting time and letting opportunities pass you by.

Franqua Bedell


Franqua Bedell, known to many as “Coach Q,” has a distinguished career as a coach, speaker, trainer, and author. The active Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Tallahassee Community College won the 2018 NJCAA Women’s Division I National Basketball Championship, and was named the 2018 Spaulding National Coach of the Year.

Coach Q started Off the Bench Consulting in 2014 and Hoops U Elite Skill Development training in 2013 after spending the last 20 plus years coaching and public speaking.

Off The Bench Consulting focuses on developing youth, college, and corporate leaders, utilizing effective team communication and group structure. Coach Q emphasizes the importance of forging a relationship and equipping your team with the proper attitude to develop leaders from within.

This program is designed to help individuals work through goal setting and communication exercises that will bring cohesiveness to your group. These tactics will ultimately increase productivity due to the positive influences each member will have on the group as a whole.