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.
There. Sometimes you get “There” unimpeded by following your vision, this is rare. Often you get “there” by correcting a series of mistakes, each of which taken by themselves would have taken you further off course but somehow, taken in their entirety, directed you back on course. Getting […]
I have cut school 7 times in my life. All 7 times for a good reason Each time it was on the same day of the year, for all 7 years. The second Friday of February was a personal holiday for me. It was Strat-O-Matic day. The day […]
I have often wondered why I coach baseball. Why am I so obsessed with the sport? Why do I spend an insane amount of time and money just to teach kids how to play a game? What is so special about baseball that I make it my […]