I’ve seen it time and time again, and you have too—coaches who struggle to sleep. Particularly in-season. Late night film, crazy travel schedules and the pressure to win (and keep their job) are just a few of the reasons coaches find it tough to sleep well. The results? Moodiness. Caffeine addiction. Increased stress. Slower thinking […]
The past few months have brought a ton of change to my family.
After 4 years as an assistant at Tennessee, Samantha Baggett Bohon enters her sixth year as the head women’s soccer coach at Embry-Riddle (FL) where she continues to build a tradition of excellence. The Eagles accumulated a school record 18 wins last season, making it to the NAIA national tournament quarterfinals and earning a No. […]
In 2005, Steve Jobs gave the Stanford commencement address he entitled How to LiveBefore You Die. When I heard of his death yesterday, I watched and listened to see what I could learn from this genius who changed the world.
Last week I wrote about the courageous decision of Coach Adam Steinwachs. This week the honor goes to former Xavier Associate Head Coach Pat Kelsey (far right in picture). After helping lead the Musketeers to a 50-17 record the past two seasons, Kelsey resigned this week in an effort to keep his wife and two […]
I didn’t want to look back on my life one day and have regrets. —Adam Steinwachs, Head Coach, University of Dayton Track & Field Adam Steinwachs knows he only has one chance at life—only one lap. Recently he made a radical decision to run that lap with no regrets. In his second year as UD […]
We weren’t made to work 24/7/365. Many of us try, but the result is always the same. Burnout. Health issues. Damaged relationships. Going hard without taking a break is like saying we’re too busy driving to stop for gas. Eventually, we’ll be forced to stop. We’ve seen it over and over, yet the list of […]
Former Washington Husky quarterback, Jake Locker, raised some eyebrows when he chose to return for his senior season last year. Some predicted he would have been a top 10 pick in last year’s draft. And after an uneven senior year riddled with injuries, Locker’s stock took a nosedive. Word on the street is that the […]
My pastor announced a big decision recently—one that could easily be misunderstood. After Easter, he will take a 4-month sabbatical from his duties as the senior pastor of our 3,000+ member church.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. Sir Winston Churchill