Posts by The Coach

The End of Youth Football

The End of Youth Football
My son and I were driving home from his game on Saturday.  We had just lost a close one that would have put his team in the playoffs. This, of course, means his season is over. It was the first time in his football life his team will not play in the post season but 5-2 is still a good season by any stretch. The drive home was unusually quiet [...]

The First Day of Practice

The First Day of Practice
The sun is starting to descend in the late afternoon sky on this August day.  It’s hot and the dust from the Texas ground reflects the sun like golden flakes in the air as it is kicked around by a multitude of little feet. In the background you can hear the distinct shrill of whistles and men barking orders.  There is not a parking spac [...]