I Love Track & Field

For those of you that know me personally, I can already hear the response to this blog post’s title: “But you’re a BASEBALL guy!”  I do classify myself as a baseball guy, but there is much to like about sports like track and field.  Because I’m very competitive, the idea of standing on one line…
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GFPS Communication Guidelines – Part 4

Finally, the last portion of our district’s athletic department communication guidelines.  In Part 1, I laid out the types of communications that we expect to take place between our coaches and our parents.  In Part 2, I discussed the three types of parental concerns that we encourage parents to address with our coaches.  In Part…
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Email Subscription Problems Fixed

I was made aware of some issues some people were having with the Feedburner email subscription service. The good news is that I believe those problems are now fixed; email updates should be running smoothly again.  The bad news is that those of you who had signed up for email updates will need to sign…
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GFPS Communication Guidelines – Part 3

In Part 1 of our Communication Guidelines, I explained the types of conversations we expect to occur between our coaches and our athlete’s parents. In Part 2, I explained the three types of concerns that we welcome and encourage parents to express to coaches if/when they occur. …and here comes Part 3: Inappropriate Concerns to…
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GFPS Communication Guidelines, Part 2

In the first part of this post, I explained the different items of communication that we expect our coaches to provide to parents and parents to coaches.  Those items are the basic pieces of information that all parents and coaches should be discussing, though, and rarely cause any further discussion or conflict.  Most of the…
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