4 Jobs of a Player… Part IV

Welcome back to the 4 Part Mini-Series on the 4 Jobs of a Player in our Program... To recap, we have discussed jobs 1-3... 1) Get an Education: How your mindset in the classroom will effect your consistent on field performance. 2) Be Coachable: How trust and a teachable spirit are key to consistent improvement and success in … Continue reading 4 Jobs of a Player… Part IV

4 Jobs of a Player… Part III

Welcome back to the 4 Part Mini-Series on the 4 Jobs of a Player in our Program... 1) Get an Education 2) Be Coachable 3) Be a Great Teammate 4) Play for a Larger Purpose We have talked about the 1st Job, which is to "Get an Education." How your mindset in the classroom will effect … Continue reading 4 Jobs of a Player… Part III

Importance Of A Refilling Partnership

Was at the AFCA Convention recently and was eating dinner with Tony Ford. Tony is our Defensive Ends coach on staff and a long time great friend. Tony has always been such a great influence and has a tremendous heart for people. He has a great life story and super motivated to help kids, adults, … Continue reading Importance Of A Refilling Partnership

4 Jobs of a Player… Part II

Welcome back to the 4 Part Mini-Series on the 4 Jobs of a Player in our Program... 1) Get an Education 2) Be Coachable 3) Be a Great Teammate 4) Play for a Larger Purpose Last time, we talked about the 1st Job, which is to "Get an Education." How your mindset in the classroom will … Continue reading 4 Jobs of a Player… Part II

4 Jobs of a Player… Part I

Will be doing a 4 Part Mini-Series on the 4 Jobs of a Player in our Program... 1) Get an Education 2) Be Coachable 3) Be a Great Teammate 4) Play for a Larger Purpose Check out Part I on how a player that is dependable in the classroom is also dependable and consistent on … Continue reading 4 Jobs of a Player… Part I

“Put On Your Oxygen Mask First”

"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 “Put On Your Oxygen Mask First”

Choose Your Mug Wisely

Man I love my coffee! Nothing like waking up and pouring that perfect cup to start the day. Following this "Cup of Joe" with great conversation can be the highlight of the morning. This can fill me with goodness and a sense of joy for hours. I am conditioned to fix my coffee the exact … Continue reading Choose Your Mug Wisely

Light in the “Fuse Box”

I talk weekly with a lifelong friend in Coach Mike Duffie. I became really close to Mike while he was our Head Basketball Coach in my first coaching job. He has been a true friend and one that is a brother in my life. I talk with Mike nearly every week and many times more … Continue reading Light in the “Fuse Box”

Turkey Bowl “The Rematch”

Last Thanksgiving, we published an article about our family's Thanksgiving Day Football Game. Otherwise known as the "Turkey Bowl", which has been going on for the past 16 years (unofficial records)........ The time of year when player personnel is drafted in a very unfair way only to give one (MY) team complete advantage. Everyone is … Continue reading Turkey Bowl “The Rematch”

“Hubcap From Heaven”

Recently, I was able to spend a weekend with a man who has been a "father figure" in my life. His name is Milt Travis, he lives in Rome, Georgia and is a legendary high school basketball coach. I lived in Rome from fourth to eighth grade (1988-1992) and became childhood friends with Coach Travis' … Continue reading “Hubcap From Heaven”