Monday, 22 July 2013 00:00

An educator's goal is to give you choices and educate you as to the wisdom and consequences of those choices.

Monday, 29 July 2013 00:00

Doesn't your favorite food taste better when you haven't had it for a while? Same for youth sports. Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Monday, 05 August 2013 00:00

You cannot go forward unless you give back.

Monday, 12 August 2013 00:00

Approximately 1% of the total college population plays at the D1 level, and even less than that play for free! BALANCED EXCELLENCE!

Monday, 26 August 2013 00:00

Isn't it great to watch a young person blossom and grow? You do that with participation, not watching.

Monday, 09 September 2013 00:00

No one ever dreamed of being Micheal Jordan while he was sitting on the bench watching his teammates play.

Monday, 16 September 2013 00:00

If we were all the same wouldn’t it be pretty boring? Isn’t it our abnormalities that make us normal?

Monday, 30 September 2013 00:00

If you keep trying to fill a glass, it will eventually overflow and what you were trying to put in will be wasted.

Monday, 07 October 2013 00:00

Competing at a high level in a pick up game, no refs, no parents, where no one really knows the score for sure, is a sure way to get better.

Monday, 14 October 2013 00:00

Balanced excellence: the new youth sports paradigm.

Monday, 28 October 2013 00:00

Coaches' newspaper ego: when your team is way behind and you don't sub because you don't want to see a hugely lopsided score in the newspaper

Tuesday, 05 November 2013 00:00

Luck and health have as much to do with an athletes future success as does talent. Class, character, and accountability, now that's real talent!

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 00:00

There is a huge difference between a team watching a videotape together and a player sitting on the bench watching others play.

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 00:00

Equal play for all pre-puberty athletes gives them all a chance to get better, which only serves to increase competition, not lessen it.