I always knew that I would write, I just had no idea how personal my first book, "6 Minutes Wrestling with Life", would be to me.
I love to inspire, motivate and show a different approach to dealing with or solving life's problems through my writing.
As a former athlete and current coach, I believe that in sports there are valuable life lessons that can have a tremendous impact on a young athletes life.
I pull these life lessons out from my own experiences in sport.
Hopefully I have touched you through my writing and have stirred your emotions enough to live life more fully.
Good people sometimes do bad things. But they are certainly still quite capable of producing more goodness in this world.
A world that so badly needs it.
I was once told that the type of wrestler I was would be the kind of man I will be.
One can never quite figure out why something happens.
Never confuse simple and easy.
The age-old question on Long Island has always been,
“How do we retain our homegrown high school wrestling talent to stay and wrestle for a college program on Long Island?”
This picture is how.
There are so many young athletes whose stories would break your heart.
I don’t want my heart to break, I want to help mend theirs.
There is a time when a young team is in the process of developing when they learn a little about themselves that they may not have known prior to a competition.
No job interviewer ever asked a potential hire,
“How is your single leg?” in a job interview.
The world looks magnificent through the lens of gratitude and pride.
The Mauriello family has represented Section XI and the sport of wrestling like gold.