“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” Bill Gates Ever have a really difficult situation as part of a youth sports program? Perhaps you were the coach and there was that one set of parents that rode you all season long about everything. Or a player who seemed constantly down, mad, confused… Continue reading Check Yourself Before you Wreck Yourself..
Kids see things for what they are, we as adults often see things for what they can or might be. While this can be motivating and useful it can also be incredibly stressful since we often see the possible failures more often than possible victories. Kids teach us to live in the moment, to take… Continue reading 10 Reasons Volunteering to Coach will Improve your Life
The last game of my first season with the Grayson Rams is tonight. This has been a different kind of season for me. It wasn't packed with winning streaks, incredulous score turn-arounds, or even record breaking accomplishments. We practiced on a small oddly shaped patch of muddy grass that didn't even fit a third of… Continue reading My team is an iceberg
What is in the water in Baltimore? Lacrosse magic! People used to ask the same thing about fast growing Minnesota lacrosse in the hot bed of Eden Prairie before the surrounding areas caught up. Surely they have some secret the rest of us don't. Maybe if we just push the kids a little harder,… Continue reading The growth secret