In his major league debut, Daniel Poncedeleon throws 7 innings of no-hit ball. Guess what happened next.
At first, one wrestles to win championships.
Then, after many years, one realizes it wasn’t the pursuit of championships that wrestling was all about –wrestling is about preparing you for life. I owe a great deal to this sport, that is why I write about it so passionately.
This book is a compilation of all my writing on the sport.
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
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 is something about a high school friend that time can not tarnish.
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 […]