Archive for October 2013

USA Olympic Gymnastics and National Team Dr. Larry Nassar Has it “RIGHT”!!! – Part II

USA Olympic Gymnastics and National Team Dr. Larry Nassar Has it “Right”!!! – Part II [If you’re here, then I assume you’ve read Part I…and are interested to find out what happened to Billy (along with his father Dan and the family). If not, I would suggest you review Part I before reading on as... Read more »

USA Olympic Gymnastics and National Team Doctor Larry Nassar Has it “RIGHT”!!! – Part I

Recently I had the wonderful opportunity to communicate with our United States Olympic Gymnastics and National Team doctor…Dr. Larry Nassar. The discussion we had took place through my Facebook account, which appears to have a higher purpose and functionality than just a picture and “what’s on your mind” posting site…at least for me anyway. I... Read more »

Parenting Athletes in the 21st Century

Last year, in the winter of 2012, I did an inspirational speaking presentation for a group of athletes, coaches and parents at a local high school. At the end of the presentation, as usual, I opened up the conversation to questions from attendees. In the back of the audience, a woman raised her hand and... Read more »
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Character Building and Competitive Sports Participation-Do They Mix?

The traditionally-held notion that athletes build character through their participation in sports is something that certainly seems debatable based on our current sports and youth sports culture. If we base our opinion solely on what we see in the media regarding athletes and behavior (both on and off the field), you would likely come away... Read more »