How many times could you endure hearing “no” before giving up on your dreams? How many times could you take having door after door slammed in your face before you told yourself it was time to quit? What would your number be before you simply took it as a sign to give up and go home? 1? 10? 50? 75? For me, that number was 94. I knew from a very young age that I wanted to be a coach. I loved that side of the game – the organizing, the leading, the planning, the motivating, the inspiring, the opportunity...
The greatest joy of coaching is not in the wins and losses, but in the great privilege you have to walk alongside outstanding people for a short period of time. Often these people teach and impact you in a far greater way than you do to them, and that was true in a profound way for me as I had the opportunity to coach the Liberty University Women's Soccer Class of 2016. Kauzy, Brittany, Holly, Crystal, Bekah, Jaime, and Alex were undoubtedly talented - the winningest class in program history who brought home four conference titles and in the final...
Feb 22, 2018