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Growing up, my dad was a sports enthusiast who was always actively involved in whatever sport or extracurricular activities my siblings and I were involved in.  I have fond memories of watching my dad coach my brother’s peewee football and baseball teams.  Even when he was not involved with coaching the team, he was always there to watch us play. Looking back, I remember what a great feeling it was to see him in the crowd proudly watching and cheering us on. […]

2017-06-15T17:35:48+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Coaching, Father's DAy, Parenting, youth sports|

A Father’s Inspiration: “Do it Anyway”

Growing up, my dad was a sports enthusiast who was always actively involved in whatever sport or extracurricular activities my siblings and I were involved in.  I have fond memories of watching my dad coach my brother’s peewee football and baseball teams.  Even when he was not involved with coaching the team, he was always there to watch us play. Looking back, I remember what a great feeling it was to see him in the crowd proudly watching and cheering us on. […]

2017-06-15T14:50:24+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Coaching, Parenting, youth sports|

6 Tips for Parents Whose Kids Hate to Lose

Over the years, youth sports leagues, particularly at the recreational level and with younger children, have placed less of an emphasis on winning and losing and focused their philosophies on teamwork, improvement, fitness, sportsmanship, and fun. Granted, as kids progress through age levels of a certain sport, victories do become more important, but most organizations are good about keeping everything in proper perspective. […]

2016-06-08T21:48:04+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Parenting|