Everyday Is A Gift From God

We all are given 86,400 seconds, 1440 minutes or a total of 24 hours per day. Every second, minute and hour is a true blessing we receive from God. We are given this time here on Earth as an opportunity to spend it how we choose to. God made us in his image and hasContinue reading “Everyday Is A Gift From God”

Big Dreams Require Big Effort and Focus

I here people talking about their dreams and ambitions.  I ask students at school what they are going to do when they graduate high school and get these answers.  I am going to be a doctor, lawyer, scientist, professional football player, pro basketball player, police officer, fire fighter and so many more.  I love toContinue reading “Big Dreams Require Big Effort and Focus”

10 Quotes to Inspire You

Today I am giving you 10 quotes to inspire, motivate, encourage and help you change where you are in life. You can be what you want to be if your challenge yourself, push yourself to live your dreams and accomplish your goals. Living a successful life requires hard work, dedication, determination, discipline and courage. AllowingContinue reading “10 Quotes to Inspire You”

“G” Words Alphabet Series- Great Leaders

Today I am back on my series of alphabet words that describe great leaders, coaches, motivators and people we all are attracted too for being great.  Good leaders can be great leaders if they work really hard at building their management skills and grow their employees, athletes and team members with guidance and direction. These coaches and leaders are often gleeful people that gain the attention and can make people giddy withContinue reading ““G” Words Alphabet Series- Great Leaders”

What’s In Your Bookbag- Emotional Baggage

Today I am writing about your bookbag, your purse, your wallet, your gym bag of whatever it is you carry around with you day to day.  This bag is filled with all the stuff you need for the day to function like a phone charger, some snacks, bottle of water, clothes, laptop and all theContinue reading “What’s In Your Bookbag- Emotional Baggage”

Chasing Championships- Never Let It Override Your Family Time

Coaching for a long time has shown me many things.  I have made one of the biggest mistakes many coaches make and that is losing focus of the family, spouse, kids and the most important people in your life as you pursue excellence and chasing championship rings.  I coached football for almost thirty years andContinue reading “Chasing Championships- Never Let It Override Your Family Time”

Physical, Mental and Spiritual Impact of Tragedy

Today I am writing a brief post about one of the hardest times in my life.  I was coaching at a local high school and halfway through the season our head coach and my good friend passed away suddenly and unexpected.  This was a huge loss for his family, students, athletes and the community asContinue reading “Physical, Mental and Spiritual Impact of Tragedy”

Life Skills We Need Learn Growing Up

Playing some form of organized sports is like a right of passage for many of us.  I grew up in a large family where every boy played football.  All of my brothers, and boy cousins played football at some point in their life.  Most of my girl cousins played basketball and softball in school, butContinue reading “Life Skills We Need Learn Growing Up”

Life Lessons Learned From Losing

Today we are talking about that word that all coaches hate to see and hear.  It begins with an “L” and ends with “ose”.  Yes the terrible word we all face in sports, life, family, business, finances and troubling times.  Losing is tough and is never a goal when preparing for a football game, wrestlingContinue reading “Life Lessons Learned From Losing”

Setting Smart Goals For A Successful Life

Today we are talking about how being a goal driven person can help you become very successful in life, work and play.  The poster above tells us that we must set goals and work hard to accomplish them.  As a coach, teacher, husband, father and mentor setting goals for the team, family and my ownContinue reading “Setting Smart Goals For A Successful Life”