Every man, every woman, carries in heart and mind the image of the ideal place, the right place, the one true home.(READ MORE)
I attest, the way that you defeat America, is by making us all a little less American.(READ MORE)
Beating the opponent who lines up in front of you requires that you beat the ones that don’t.
When you have put in more effort than reward received, you have to double down on belief, confidence and enthusiasm.
For this is the final filtering system to creating greatness. (READ MORE)
Sometimes when things are at their absolute worst, you can actually feel the pendulum reach its zenith, stop for a second, and then start to change direction and swing the other way.
I am far more interested in how a young man responds to pressure or disappointment than I am in how far that he can hit a baseball.
I coach for character.
Head Baseball Coach
On May 18th, 2014 I was asked to speak to an 8th grade class from Brentwood school district. Here is the Q&A portion of my talk.
There is always one match a tournament when everyone takes notice.
Crowds form around the mat.
It is a collision course between greatness and greatness arriving.
For the longest time – I got it wrong…
I thought the ultimate achievement in wrestling was to win a State Championship…
It is not.
The ultimate achievement in wrestling is to prepare a young man for his life by having him become the best person he can be by acquiring the “Qualities of a Wrestler” while in pursuit of a state championship.
It is not my neighbors lawn that is in dire need of some love and care, it is my neighbor herself.