Steering the ship

At the conclusion of every season I like to reflect on what worked, what didn't, and how can things change going forward. It is during this time that you need to consider the role of a coach and the role of the athlete. To me a coach's main job is to guide and steer the ship. There can be calm seas or at times the seas can be very rough, yet it is my job to keep the ship moving forward towards our destination and not get shipwrecked. I certainly have had those seasons that seemed to get blown off course, which is when the blame game starts. We see this happening right now with the Philadelphia Eagles. When you don't get the "W" everyone wants to set blame somewhere and fair weathered fans of

The hay is in the barn.

I am sure many of you have heard the cliche "The hay is in the barn". It comes down to all the work and preparation is over, the time is now to enjoy the harvest. As many teams in the state embark on Holmdel Park this weekend to compete in their respective group championships, it is now time for them to enjoy the harvest. For some this journey started back in June as they prepared for a season that seemed an eternity away. For others this journey has been ongoing for the past four years. Thinking of the agriculture reference of this saying I am led to the following saying that I am sure many of you have heard. You reap what you sow. This theme is spread throughout the Bible in the Old and Ne

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