How Do You Lead?

This gem circled the world in the last couple days.  Since then, both coaches have been suspended from coaching for the remainder of this school year and all of next year…rightfully so. When I’m in my office, I usually have sports talk radio running in the background.  This story elicited much feedback to the various…
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One Sport Athletes – Part 2

Before I start with actual content today, I have to share this link first.  My wife and I are both Saturday Night Live nerds.  The cold opening Deflategate parody of A Few Good Men had me rolling.  Feel free to skip to the 3:35 mark where the good stuff begins. My intention this week was…
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One Sport Athletes

A recent chart has been circulating Twitter regarding Urban Meyer’s football recruits at Ohio State.  I pulled the picture from @ohiovarsity, but I’ve seen it in many places already.  At any rate, here it is: In my time as a multi-sport coach and AD at various sized schools, I’ve often heard kids who are dropping…
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Thank A Coach Today

I had thought about blogging a seasonal cliche a couple weeks ago but decided against it.  I was going to use the Thanksgiving/Christmas holiday season to jump on the “Be Appreciative” bandwagon to remind kids and parents to thank their coaches for the work they do.  Ultimately,I decided against it because I didn’t want the…
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An Athletic Director? What Do You Do All Day?

When people ask me what my job is, I take a lot of pride in answering that I’m an athletic director.  Being an athletic director – I believe – is something that almost anybody can do, but only a few of us are dumb enough to actually follow this path.  To be honest, I had…
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