More Than Winning

Let's make this clear.... This article is not about minimizing the need to win. Winning on the field, in business, or in any area of life, is what helps create more value for ourselves. This is about looking beyond that given fact. A little over a year ago, I was riding home after experiencing a … Continue reading More Than Winning

What Is Discipline? The Process Today

Should I pick this cup up? What does it matter.... Someone else will get it... Right? The truth is that it does not matter if we are not bought into a set of standards, goals, or vision. The word "Discipline" is used often in sports. The trait a team or individual needs to be successful. … Continue reading What Is Discipline? The Process Today

The Truth Card

Today, Remind, Understand, Trust, & Hope The rise of depression, anxiety, or low self-esteem due to isolation, the pandemic, environment, and society has been well documented. People can face these issues in many environments from the home, school, workplace, or social situations. Life circumstances also play a major factor with loss, death, disappointments, toxic relationships, … Continue reading The Truth Card

Follow Your Shot

We are coming off a loss in the 7A State Football Championship, one that some are calling "The Most Improbable Finish" in state history. We were 26 seconds away from winning and had a 9 point lead... 26 seconds later we became an ESPN SportsCenter story, with the toughest sports loss you could imagine. The … Continue reading Follow Your Shot

Edge Period/ Stance, Start, Win The Battle

Football is a game of numbers, angles, and leverage. Essentially, to some degree, it could be considered an extracurricular geometry class. Successful football requires proper alignment, a sound scheme, and players that understand leverage. We are firm believers that every play is won and lost in the first 3 steps. Each play has 11 individuals … Continue reading Edge Period/ Stance, Start, Win The Battle

Our Shadow Can Remind Us

Running is something that I have grown to enjoy over time. I hated to run when I was young, by playing different sports, running always seemed like punishment more than anything. Now it has become a time to get my thoughts clear, listen to a podcast, and relieve stress. During the season, I run before … Continue reading Our Shadow Can Remind Us

How to Personally Protect & Use Culture As A Weapon Against Mental Health Issues

"In case of emergency, a mask will drop from a container in the airplane ceiling. The mask, which looks like a yellow plastic cup, fits over your nose and mouth. An elastic strap goes around the back of your head, and the ends can be tugged to tighten the fit. Pull on the hose gently … Continue reading How to Personally Protect & Use Culture As A Weapon Against Mental Health Issues

How to Personally Protect & Use Your Program As A Weapon Against Mental Health Issues

"In case of emergency, a mask will drop from a container in the airplane ceiling. The mask, which looks like a yellow plastic cup, fits over your nose and mouth. An elastic strap goes around the back of your head, and the ends can be tugged to tighten the fit. Pull on the hose gently … Continue reading How to Personally Protect & Use Your Program As A Weapon Against Mental Health Issues

Taking Advantage of Mustard Seed Opportunities

"Dreams usually start out as mustard seed opportunities." -Mark Batterson I love this quote from Mark Batterson and recently used it in a team talk. In our discussion we emphasized the importance of recognizing opportunity and acting accordingly. The context of the mustard seed comes from Matthew 13:32: "It is the smallest of all seeds, … Continue reading Taking Advantage of Mustard Seed Opportunities

Fight The Good Fight “Form Your Spear”

  Regardless of what the movies say, over time the spear was the weapon of choice over the sword.  “from Judah, carrying shield and spear—6,800 armed for battle; From the tribe of Judah, there were 6,800 warriors armed with shields and spears.” -1 Chronicles 12:24. For a one on one fight, most warriors would choose the spear. … Continue reading Fight The Good Fight “Form Your Spear”