Over the last few years my world has changed, and I owe the sport of wrestling a deep gratitude for keeping my world together when it was being torn up and blown apart. I have personally seen the positive impact this sport can have on a person, and their life. […]
So, the next time you catch yourself saying,
“I just can’t figure him out,”
Realize that your son is trying to ‘figure it out’.
Trust in the process. (READ MORE)
A coach’s job is to transform frustration into passion.
But then Mold.
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.
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.
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 […]