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Quotes Archive

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.

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 00:00

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

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!

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?

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.

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, 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.

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.

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.

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!

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

Monday, 14 October 2013 00:00

Balanced excellence: the new youth sports paradigm.

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, 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.