Archive for May 2013

A Sports Story of Character and Integrity

Before I highlight the purpose behind my title…I would like to share with you a true story from my teaching career that demonstrates an all too common thought process these days. One in opposition to the inference my heading implies. On one warm spring day, a good ten plus years ago, I was walking in... Read more »

Athletic Success in Sports is all about FAILURE!!!

So…I would assume the title caught your eye? I would hope so, as it may seem, at first, that success and failure should not be combined the way they are used in the above heading. It just doesn’t really make sense…does it? Or does it?!! This brings me to a story written by John Keilman... Read more »

Youth Sports at its BEST…an Inspiration for us ALL!!!

This piece will be an emotional one for me to write. Not because of anything that happened to me, nor because I am about to retire from a career that spans 34+ years (and I will greatly miss the kids I have worked with and colleagues I call my family away from home), but because... Read more »

“Nothing Compares To You…”

The recent success of many of the most consistent college and professional teams has been attributed, by their coaches, to their focus on the process rather than the result. From Bill Belicheck’s New England Patriots, to the Pete Carroll USC Trojans to Nick Saban’s Alabama Crimson Tide to Gregg Popovich’s San Antonio Spurs to Mike... Read more »