thoughts OF

A GENTLEMAN

June 10, 2017

WHAT IS A MENTOR?

Have you ever had someone come into your life at a time when you needed them the most?  If you have, then you know how important this type of person can be for your development.  They could be a teacher, a coach, a friend, or really anyone who has helped you grow.  These types of people can also be called, MENTORS.

A mentor is someone who wants to make a positive difference in a young persons life.  They provide friendship, support, and wisdom in hopes of building up the confidence in the person they’re mentoring.

These types of people are rare but they are out there.  If you’ve been blessed to have a person like t...

May 17, 2017

So there we were, down by 4 with 2 minutes left in game #6 of the season.  I called a timeout and brought my 9-10 year old boys basketball team over to the sideline for a last minute pep talk before the final 2 minutes of a very close and very competitive game.  I wanted to make sure they understood the game plan and that everyone was giving me 100%.  I did my best to encourage them and help them understand that we were still in this game!

Now here’s a little bit of backstory - leading up to this game we were undefeated – 5-0!!  It was an exciting time for the team and for me as their coach.  There’s no greater joy than seeing you...

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