Culture

How Does Your Team Measure Success

After suffering a hard-fought, last-second loss in a game which the Detroit Lions played really well, rookie Head Coach Rob Marinelli had the following to say in his first post game press conference. “It’s not good enough… I’m not interested in playing hard and well; I’m interested in winning. There’s no option, there’s no solution other than winning. That’s it; I wont accept anything less….I’m not…
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Opportunity Cost

In my previous post, Oh No! It’s That Time of the Year, I discussed the dilemma a youth sports parent faces when trying to decide where their young athlete will play in the upcoming season. As if finding the right level of competition and a healthy environment is not difficult enough you must also consider the opportunity cost. What do I mean by opportunity cost? Ask…
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Oh No! It’s That Time of the Year

This time of the year is especially difficult. Difficult because this is the time of the year when we are faced with the question of where our kids will play in the upcoming season. Ultimately we must do what we think is best for our kids. That seems simple enough right? I wish it were simple but there’s plenty to consider when deciding where you athlete will should play. In…
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This is the Answer to the Question

Noah (far right with braces) was asked to fill in with the 8U Black Cats this weekend. I received a Facebook message Tuesday asking if he could play and he jumped at the chance to play with a couple old teammates. The boys played well, had a ton of fun, and in the end got eliminated by the eventual champions in the semi-final. So what’s…
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