WCBS Newsradio 880 Celebrates 50 Years Of News In New York

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — This week, the Small Business Spotlight shines on Rod Mergardt, who runs Perfect 10 Enterprises in Westchester County.

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Mergardt, a former coach and athletic director, coaches other high school and college coaches on how to be successful.

“I love what I do every day. I can’t wait until tomorrow, Joe,” he says. “I’m going to be 78 years old. I can’t wait until tomorrow, because it may be the best day I’ve had.”

He is also launching a Future Sports Business Executives branch, aimed at teaching students how to land careers in the sports industry.

Mergardt tells Joe Connolly it is important to bring a strong network and solid experiences to the table.