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Life: Marathon or Series of Sprints?

Life: Marathon or Series of Sprints? “Life is a marathon, not a sprint.” –Unknown I’ll admit, I’m not much on cliches and trite sayings. Some of them serve a purpose, I suppose. As an athlete and as a coach, what would I have learned about teamwork if the word team had an i in it, for […]

A Summer Reading List With Purpose

A Summer Reading List With Purpose In looking back at last summer’s reading list, I noticed that my reading was only somewhat focused. I read for pleasure, for inspiration, and for education. Particularly, I read about writing. This summer, my reading list is very intentional with a goal of learning the conventions sports biography in […]