Tuesday, 03 December 2013 00:00

The synthesis level of thinking requires the ability and desire to take problems from two seemingly unrelated topics and figure out a solution. Life lessons.

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 00:00

I believe in having children dream. What I dont think should happen as those dreams become confused with goals.

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 00:00

One game, one day, no coaching or yelling at players on the field, court, or ice. No parents "helping," just applause. Kids will appreciate it.

Monday, 30 December 2013 00:00

Getting better, improving, sharing with friends, and enjoying the journey. Isn't that what youth sports is supposed to be about?

Monday, 20 January 2014 00:00

Coaches should be like the bumpers on a bowling alley. If the children are in the lane, let them play, and play for fun!

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 00:00

The level at which you play should not determine the amount of fun you have.

Tuesday, 04 February 2014 00:00

Watched a pick-up basketball game with 12 year-olds. No parents, coaches, or rules & they did just fine on their own. Looked like a lot of fun.

Monday, 24 February 2014 00:00

It amazes me how many times others are blamed for what happens to us, and yet so few point a finger at themselves and vow to get better

Monday, 03 March 2014 00:00

You can't buy talent. There's no such thing as a 10-year-old athlete. They all suck. Why, you may ask? Because they're 10, they should suck!

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 00:00

Drove by a playground and an open space yesterday and saw no one playing. The quick fix of a small screen high has replaced free play

Tuesday, 01 April 2014 00:00

Kids need to be creative in this ever changing world and be able to cope with change, so why do we keep telling them what to do?

Monday, 21 April 2014 00:00

ALL children should play house or recreation youth sports in their immediate town or area. Build community, not exclusivity

Monday, 28 April 2014 00:00

Children want to win but they want to win fairly. It's the journey, not the goal, that makes them competitive.

Monday, 12 May 2014 00:00

Inside of teams, segregation of “starters” and “role” players is seen early on in a child's life as an example on how to treat people