Former NFL Tight End Ben Utecht named Student of the Month

LearningRx Personal Brain Training Announces November Student of the Month

Former NFL tight end Ben Utecht works hard to save memories

January 19, 2017 // // COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. - One-on-one brain training company LearningRx has announced the November winner of its national Student of the Month contest. Former NFL tight end Ben Utecht came to LearningRx after suffering memory loss due to five concussions. He wanted to do everything he could to retain his existing memories and boost his memory skills to retain and recall new information.

LearningRx Vice President of Research & Development Tanya Mitchell says the company chose Utecht as the Student of the Month because of his hard work to protect the precious memories of his daughters. ”Ben trained five days a week for four months and had tremendous changes,” says Mitchell. “We’re also proud of our amazing team at our Savage, Minnesota center. They helped train Ben and had to work hard to keep up with his progress!”

Utecht has just released a book about his experience with memory loss. “Counting the Days While My Mind Slips Away: A Love Letter to My Family” has been described as “a powerful and emotional love letter to his wife and daughters” and “an inspiring message for all to live every moment fully.” You can read more about Ben Utecht here: or purchase his book here:

Each month, LearningRx chooses a Student of the Month from its more than 80 centers across the United States. Highlights of the winner’s improvements from personal brain training are showcased in a video that’s uploaded to

About LearningRx

LearningRx, headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is the largest one-on-one brain training organization in the world. With 80 Centers in the U.S., and locations in 40 countries around the globe, LearningRx has helped more than 95,000 individuals and families sharpen their cognitive skills to help them think faster, learn easier, and perform better. Their on-site programs partner every client with a personal brain trainer to keep clients engaged, accountable, and on-task - a key advantage over online-only brain exercises. Their pioneering methods have been used in clinical settings for 35 years and have been verified as beneficial in peer-reviewed research papers and journals. To learn more about LearningRx research results, programs, and their 9.6 out of 10 client satisfaction rating visit


Media Contact:

Tanya Mitchell
VP of Research & Development for LearningRx


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