December 7, 2019

I am a huge Tony Dungy fan. Probably because he believes what we believe about the best way to help young men and women to reach their full potential on and off the field. Check out 3 points he makes about sports:

1. “Today’s peer pressure within our society toward athl...

November 19, 2019

Don’t you hate it when you’ve been working so hard at fixing something or helping someone and then you hear something that makes you think, “Have we made ANY PROGRESS!?!?!”

You feel like you are back at square one (even though that is definitely not true).

That is how I...

November 15, 2019

Go on a trip with your son or daughter. One at a time.

One thing I wish I would have pulled the trigger on is a trip with my dad. I always talked about it, but I thought I had plenty of time. You better believe Jack and I will be having experiences ​together.

Get out of...

November 11, 2019

5 Year Vision For My Child 

“Fully confident in who she is- an accurate, positive self image where she does not get insecure on the inside because of who others are or want her to be. She knows her strengths and is doing things that align with them. 

I see her successful...

October 28, 2019

For quite a few years I’ve studied and written about BURNOUT. The amount of athletes who are “burning out” from sports and quitting before age 14 is astounding. 

In the past I have gone with the research and agreed, “It is likely the parents and coaches who are to blame...

October 28, 2019

“Perseverance is not resignation, putting up with things the way they are, staying in the same old rut year after year, or being a doormat for people to wipe their feet on. Endurance is not a desperate ‘hanging on’, but a traveling from strength to strength...Persevera...

October 9, 2019

I want to give you the 3 Tools Coaches Need to Attract More “WINNERS”

We define “Winners” differently. 

I don’t think you always “win” in sports or in life by having the most points. If sports were a finite game, maybe this would be true. 

But if viewed and...

October 3, 2019

A friend of mine has an eleven year old daughter.


She comes home from soccer practice last night in tears.

“I’ve scored 12 goals this season in 5 games. Coach just told me today that I am not scoring enough. I need to be better. I don’t feel good, dad.”

The backstory is...