The Pursuit, Striving, Impossibility, and Ultimate GOAL of Being “THE BEST”

By Kim Russell, Head Coach, Oberlin College  @yeo_wlax There are certain times in our lives, for some of us the majority of the time, when… we are always in a hurry. We are rushing from one place to the next… multitasking every moment… wanting to be the best at everything we do… and failing at… Read More The Pursuit, Striving, Impossibility, and Ultimate GOAL of Being “THE BEST”

The Open Letter to the Sports Parent Who’s Doing it Right

Becky Carlson, Head Coach, Quinnipiac University Rugby, @TFCoachCarlson [Editor’s Note: This entry was originally published by the author on LinkedIn on June 27, 2017. It is republished here with the author’s permission.] Dear Sports Parents, It’s me, your coach. I just wanted to drop you a line and let you know that I appreciate and… Read More The Open Letter to the Sports Parent Who’s Doing it Right

It’s Just a Game… It’s Just a Game?

By Kerri Whitaker, Assistant Coach, University of Pennsylvania @PennWomensLax If you’re anything like me, you’ve bristled many times over the years as someone has said to you, “It’s just a game.” With oblivious good intentions: “It’s just a game.” With sympathy after a tough loss: “It’s just a game.” With bewilderment, over why you care… Read More It’s Just a Game… It’s Just a Game?