Lauri Holomis has worked with the Gretzky Family and the Wayne Gretzky Foundation for many years. She continues to work in the sports world and is passionate about teaching kids confidence. Great was co-written with actor and producer Glen Gretzky (Waking up Wally: The Walter Gretzky Story, 2005), brother of Wayne Gretzky. Great is both Lauri Holomis and Glen Gretzky’s debut children’s book and was inspired by Walter Gretzky, dubbed Canada’s most famous hockey dad. The book is illustrated by award-winning writer, illustrator, and broadcaster Kevin Sylvester. Lauri lives in Toronto with her husband, Ryan, and son, Wyatt.