Tag Archive: Coaching

Dec 01

A Good Day

My favorite moment in twelve years as a coach did not happen on a field.  It took place on a cold fall morning as I got to experience sunrise at the Grand Canyon with nine of my athletes.  The collective gasp and silence from a group of guys, known to talk nonstop, as they soaked …

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Aug 23

Update: It was a very good day

victory

It ended up being a very good day for my first cross country meet as a high school head coach. Not to get into too many details, but 6 out of my 7 varsity guys medaled on their way to winning our first cross country meet of the season. For most of them it was …

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Aug 20

Tomorrow is a Big Day

running

Tomorrow is a big day for me because that is the day I get to lead my first varsity high school team into action.  I have been a coach now going on a decade mostly at the middle school level and last year as an assistant/freshman coach.  While all of those things were great experience …

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May 21

Monday Musing: Best Part of My Job

Trophey

Being a teacher is not easy.  Now before you get all upset and start thinking about having summers off and all the breaks during the year or maybe you have had an experience where you go up to school to talk about your child and the teacher has already left even though they are still …

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