Category Archives: Athletics

Empowering Youth Athletes

As many of you know I am an advocate for youth sports. The benefits of participating in team sports throughout our younger and more vulnerable years can be life-changing. Learning to compete is a valuable skill to acquire and apply … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press – Beyond the Scoreboard

Many of you have been asking about the release of Beyond the Scoreboard, my first published book.  Well, I am happy to announce that the time has come…Beyond the Scoreboard is now hot off the press! I am giving you the … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

Just yesterday news broke that one of the players I had the opportunity to coach some years ago has been hired to replace the coach that replaced me. I am finishing my 14th year of teaching and continue to find … Continue reading

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School District Budget Relief: Simplify Athletics

The following comment on a previously written blog, The State of Education, has inspired this posting: _____________________________________________________________________ From Has Been Hoopster: March 29, 2010 at 1:43 pm | I don’t know much about how school districts allocate their money into … Continue reading

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The Premise of My First Book

Many have inquired about the premise of my first book.  I have provided the overview I used in my proposal to publishing companies.  If you know of anyone that might be interested in reading (i.e., parents, teachers, coaches, administrators, athletic … Continue reading

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Did You Know… 1-31-10

Did you know… Faith: The 7 Sacraments (Baptism, Reconciliation, Eucharist, Confirmation, Marriage, Holy Orders, and Anointing of the Sick) recognized in Catholicism were instituted by Christ in the New Testament. The Rosary is the prayer of the Gospels.  Logic then … Continue reading

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Expectations of Coaches

What do we expect out of our athletic coaches?  Whether it be youth coaches, middle school coaches, or high school coaches, what are our expectations as parents?  Furthermore, what are the expectations of athletic coaches from those that are in … Continue reading

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Misaligned Values of High School Athletics

I have written a book that outlines the misaligned values of high school athletics.  The book offers several viable solutions to what has become a disturbing element in the educational experiences of our youth.  I am looking for feedback from … Continue reading

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