Every Day

Every Day

I coached a guy once who wasn’t the most talented, didn’t really pass the “look” test, was overlooked by most people who saw the team play, didn’t wow anyone with anything in particular he did. But he was relentless. Every day, he showed...

Your Life Doesn’t Have to Be Spectacular

Maybe it’s somewhere in our nature as God’s image-bearers. Maybe it’s somewhere in our sin nature. I’m honestly not sure it even matters. The fact remains that most of us want to have some sort of a spectacular life. We want to be known for...

One Day…

I wish I had spent more time with him. Life circumstances didn’t really allow it, but now that I’m in my current role as a head coach, I wish I had been around him more. Coach Bill Miller was my coaching mentor, example, and hero. So many lessons. So many...

Anyone and Everyone

It’s for anyone, but not for everyone. That’s what he told them during the first meeting with the team each year. This program is for anyone. Anyone who wants to commit. Anyone who wants to reach the standard. Anyone who will give all they have. Anyone who...

See Them

It’s easy to coach the good players. They can already do what you ask them to do. They don’t need that much coaching, really. It’s easy to give them attention. But the coach that gives attention only to the best players isn’t really coaching....

Walk Slowly Through the Crowd

Cal Ripken, Jr. is one of the most popular players of his era. Beyond his consecutive games record, Ripken was a great player and a fan favorite on and off the field. Hours after games ended, Ripken was still signing autographs, particularly in the wake of the player...