The Magic in the Moment

The Magic in the Moment

I have often loved reading those articles about the great sportsmanship and the amazing moments that happen when someone lifts someone else up in ways we never knew possible. When athletes triumph, and when those around them stand to the side to allow the moment to be...
Through Broken Pieces, We Mend

Through Broken Pieces, We Mend

Those days when the nights seem to never end and the days drag on… The beat in your chest races then fades away. And little by little there is a faint, dim light that keeps fading too. And your only hope now is that it doesn’t go all the way out. You pull, it tugs....
Strong is the New Everything

Strong is the New Everything

As a coach, something I know for sure my players always heard me repeat is this simple reminder/mantra: “We may be outplayed, but we will never be outclassed, we will never be out-hustled, and we will never be out-conditioned…physically or mentally.” Being strong in...
To Succeed… Just Show Up.

To Succeed… Just Show Up.

It would be so easy if this were the only piece of the puzzle needed to be a successful athlete, coach, business person, partner, parent, friend… but the truth is, there may be more to this than you think. Success can be measured in so many aspects and a million...
Maybe We Should Just Celebrate

Maybe We Should Just Celebrate

I am writing this on a Monday. For many, today is the most loathed day of the week. But for me, today is a day of celebration. I was tempted to tell you that besides my good friend’s birthday, it’s nothing special. But that made me pause. I realize I almost fell into...
Part 1: We Stand. We Show Up.

Part 1: We Stand. We Show Up.

I have often been asked to chime in on the mental game of an athlete, to help those who compete to do so with a strong mind and clear nerves. So this blog would usually be just that…before the big race “how to” when it comes to mental toughness. That is my job, my...