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Culture: a tale of 2 friends

You have two friends who have each asked you to help paint their house this weekend. For whatever reason you are committed to assisting both. Friend A is the kind of friend who always has your back, looks out for your best interest, is genuinely grateful for your skills, challenges you, pushes you to be… Continue reading Culture: a tale of 2 friends

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Scholarship Award Winner

I am very honored to announce the winner of the inaugural Jeffrey Howard Conord Leadership and Valor Scholarship Award. New nominations for 2018 HS Grads will be accepted starting January 1st through June 2018.                                                                      Brielle Walter A freshman at The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth Minnesota, Brielle spent the last 9 years playing lacrosse. As the… Continue reading Scholarship Award Winner

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WTF is going on

What the falafel is going on? Maybe it’s me. Maybe I’m the one who’s confused. Here’s what I thought we were doing for our kids when we started offering off season “opportunities.”  I pictured new players who wanted to work on their skills in the off season finding a place to continue training. I saw athletes… Continue reading WTF is going on

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Unexcused: Sneak Peek 2!

Here's sneak peak number 2 - the first  chapter of Unexcused: 9 reasons your excuses can't hold you back anymore. Available this weekend, a quick fun and downloadable read to give you that little reminder that your purpose and your dreams are so much bigger than your circumstances. Believe me, I've had every valid excuse you… Continue reading Unexcused: Sneak Peek 2!

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no more excuses

As a coach, a personal trainer, coaches ed trainer, and a mom, I find myself practicing my motivational skills regularly. Despite haviang that in my job description regardless of what hat Im wearing that day, I still find it hard to motivate myself at times. There always seems to be a legitimate reason keeping me… Continue reading no more excuses

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The root of the player 

You can put the most talented players on your team every year. They have head knowledge, they have athleticism. If they don't perform or if they move on you can replace them with another talented kid. You can cherry pick the best of the best skills at tryouts. You can drill them until they are… Continue reading The root of the player