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Jesus, the preeminent catechist and evangelizer, met people wherever they were on their life’s journey and helped them grow in virtue and brought them closer to God and Eternal Life with Him. As Bishop of the Diocese of Tyler, I share in this responsibility, particularly with the young people... Read more
The purpose of SportsLeader is to transform the culture of sports by forming coaches, athletes and parents in virtuous behavior. We have 15 years of experience doing this with many inspiring stories. Here is another example. Cincinnati St Gertrude just had their Coaches Appreciation Dinner where... Read more
Matthew Kelly and the The Dynamic Catholic Institute have researched and found that 85% of youth who are Confirmed no longer practice the faith seven years after their Confirmation. So if you have 1,000 children at your parish or school … according to these stats we can expect only 150 of... Read more
Father Jonathan Meyer is a Priest of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. He is also a Coach. His witness is very inspiring. We can all make this impact while we are coaching IF we are convicted Christians. How can I live this better? To subscribe to our daily Gospel Reflections please click here ... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving! Thank You, Lord, for all of the blessings You have graced us with in this past year. We are so grateful to all of the Bishops, Priests, Superintendents, Principals, Athletic Directors, Directors of Sports Ministry, Coaches, Athletes, Parents, Campus Ministers, Benefactors and... Read more
We are truly grateful for the tremendous prayer and email response for Coach Darin Fontz. Darin passed away shortly after our last email was sent. Your emails were read to him at his bedside and it truly uplifted him. People from all over the country responded, from D1 National Championship Coaches... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Heather Moody is the Head Water Polo Coach at St Francis High School, an all-girls Catholic high school in Sacramento, CA. She brings an international resume to the Troubadour program both as a player and a coach. She is a two-time Olympic medalist, winning a Silver Medal at... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville, KY began partnering with SportsLeader last year. Since then they have held a pre-season retreat for all of their sports teams at the beginning of each season, a rosary rally for all teams in each season, plus many, many other elements. We had... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in SportsLeader's main purpose, it's WHY, is to help people come closer to Christ and hopefully eternal life with Him, through sports. Our hope is to partner with Dioceses across the world to help reach as many people as possible. The Diocese of Harrisburg, PA, is one of... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Althoff Catholic High School in Belleville, IL is one of SportsLeader's newest partner schools. Here is some feedback and testimonials on their experience thus far. Be assured of our prayers for a blessed, prayerful and transforming Holy Week. Virtue = Strength SportsLeader... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in There are so many inspiring things happening all over the country through SportsLeader. Here are some of the most recent. Follow us on Twitter for more updates and photos. Virtue = Strength, SportsLeader Seton LaSalle High School Pittsburgh, PA From Meloni DiPietro-Guthoerl... Read more
This week we would like to share a column written by one of our Diocesan Directors of Sports Ministry, Jim Gontis, of the Diocese of Harrisburg. Jim is leading the charge helping all seven of their high schools integrate the SportsLeader program into their teams. Let's continue to be more... Read more
SportsLeader wants to help schools, parishes and leagues be the witness our world so desperately needs. Our second annual international conference is just 3 weeks away. Click here to register for the conference. Here is one of the presentations from our first conference. Click on image to watch... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Family is one of the most beautiful and powerful aspects of our lives. The love, memories, experiences, traditions, emotions ... in many instances make us who we are. The purpose of our third pillar is to strengthen family bonds & enhance team unity. Click on image to watch... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Fr. John Riccardo , Pastor of Our Lady Good Counsel in Plymouth, MI, recently partnered with SportsLeader. Fr. John is a nationally renowned speaker with a weekly radio program titled Christ is the Answer . Before the initial coaches training he gave this introductory speech to... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Clarksville Indiana Our Lady of Providence High School Baseball team won it's first baseball state championship this past season. It was also the first boys state championship in school history. Jay Lorenz’s squeeze bunt scored pinch runner Jake Katchur in the bottom... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in SportsLeader has recently partnered with a number of schools all over the country. Our first school from California is Sacramento St. Francis . We asked Athletic Director Mark McGreevy, "What convinced you?" He said, "After reviewing various options, we chose... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played for Coach John Wooden from 1967–1969, contributing to the team's three-year record of 88 wins and only two losses. His relationship with Coach lasted the rest of his life. He rushed to the hospital to be at Coach's bedside the day he... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Coach Joe Ryan, Head Powerlifting Coach of Ascension Catholic High School in Donaldsonville, LA, and his Girl's team just won the State Championship. He and his athletes wrote testimonials about their season and how the SportsLeader pillars were the turning point in their... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Just a reminder that time is running out on the early bird registration fee for our upcoming SportsLeader Director of Sports Ministry Conference. Click here to register before March 15th. Scottsdale Arizona Notre Dame Prep Head Football Coach Mark Nolan interviewed two of his... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Join us at our upcoming Sports and Ministry conference March 30 - April 1 in Cincinnati, OH. I'd like to share some recent experiences with some of our women's teams. Pittsburgh Seton LaSalle lacrosse and Louisville Sacred Heart basketball. Coach Brian Klisavage led his... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Humbling and powerful. This testimonial is from the head wrestling coach at Union County High School in Western KY. This is his 8th State Championship and 3rd in 5 years. He is Catholic and hopes to be able to come to the SportsLeader conference in March. ... Don't miss out... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Click here for the full script on how to do the SportsLeader Stations of the Cross Workout. John Chick, a professional football player for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL, has been a real leader for the charge to bring others closer to Christ this Lent by praying the... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Who can you share this with? Please share this. We need your help to spread the word! When you share on Twitter please tag us @sportsleaderusa Hi, my name is John Chick. I am going on my 11th season as a professional football player, having spent time on the Houston Texans,... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in SportsLeader Rosary Rally # 8 of the 2015 tour: Atlanta. 3 teams: Blessed Trinity, St Pius & Holy Spirit 220 coaches and players Vocations Director 4 Priests Campus Ministry Personnel Photographer- Writer from Archdiocesan paper Family that sent video to local news station... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in At the SportsLeader Rosary Rally in Columbus on July 26th we were blessed to have two young men from the Buckeye football program, Bryce Haynes and Joe Burger, join us to share their testimonials about how they live their Catholic faith. I strongly encourage you to share these... Read more
If you missed our virtue of the week this past weekend on CLASS - The strength to control one’s feelings seeking the good of others especially after victory and defeat, CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE SportsLeader encourages all of our teams to incorporate service projects into their schedule. Here... Read more
It is often encouraging to read the stories, experiences and feedback from others. Here are a few who have experienced SportsLeader from all over the Country. Virtue = Strength, Lou Judd SportsLeader Morehead State University Morehead, KY As I enter my third season as the Head Football Coach at... Read more
This is the time to pour the foundation for your season. Forging your staff and players with a vision, a heart, a unity that will help form your goals and give you the strength to persevere is a must. There are so many young men on college football teams right now who apparently are "All In... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Bishop Thomas Paprocki is the head of the diocese of Springfield, IL. An athlete at heart he has run numerous marathons and is an accomplished hockey goalie. He is also a coach. He coaches the goalies for the Sacred Heart-Griffin High School hockey team in Springfield. He is... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in HAPPY THANKSGIVING! For some of you, your season has ended. In the midst of that championship joy or season-ending disappointment there is much to be THANKFUL for. I wanted to share a few things that I thought were well worth your time, consideration and reflection on this... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in In football, the result is an impostor. You can do things really, really well but not win. There's something greater than the result, more lasting - a legacy. Xavi CLICK ON IMAGE: to view the #4 ranked inspirational video of 2014 It can be discouraging for so many athletes... Read more
Video clips are an excellent way to teach virtue without you having to say anything. At times our players-students-kids get too accustomed to hearing us. Click on the image to watch a short yet powerful lesson on honesty. Bobby Jones was not only a consummately skilled golfer but exemplified the... Read more
Recently we have been bombarded with negative news about sports folks behaving badly. Here are some stories of some professionals worth learning about. Mark Chipman, Executive Chairman of the NHL Winnipeg Jets, recently helped SportsLeader organize a leadership seminar in Winnipeg Manitoba Canada... Read more
I'm blessed to travel and meet some amazing people across the USA and Canada. Recently those blessings brought me another opportunity to see God’s hand at work right in front of me. I'd like to share a bit of a travel-journal if you will which I hope will inspire you in some way. For... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in "I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman may be, each hungers for applause." George M. Adams As coaches, we all work for the W's. It's the nature of the game, as well as in our own natures as human beings. We all want to succeed. We... Read more
I recently made my first trip to Austin, Texas for SportsLeader. I visited with St Stephen’s football team for a Leadership & Team Building Seminar. It was a great experience from beginning to end. In this video here below Senior Captains Grant Owens and Taylor Brown share what they... Read more
SportsLeader has been serving since 2004. Little by little we have been growing all over the country. We have been blessed to work with Universities, Schools, Leagues, Teams … from the largest to the smallest. One coach that I have gotten to know over the years is Josh Niblett, the head... Read more
One of the many things we offer at SportsLeader are Leadership Seminars, which build team unity and strengthen communication skills. Dan Enos, Head Football Coach at Central Michigan University, brought us in to help his team this off-season. In this 2 minute video he shares his team's... Read more
Here are the testimonials from coaches who attended one of our leadership seminars. The Sportsleader event our team leaders attended this past Saturday was a remarkable experience! If you are new to Sportsleader or have been involved for awhile, the experience of bringing your leaders together at... Read more
Teacher #1: "We have a teacher inservice today, after school." Teacher #2: "DANG! O well, at least I have some papers that need grading." Teacher #1: "Shame on you! I'm sure we'll be doing something good, something that we can use in our classrooms." Teacher #2... Read more
We never know when our time will come. Life is short. Coach Dan Duddy and his family are in great need of prayer right now. Dan Duddy, head football coach and pastoral minister of athletics at Monsignor Donovan High School in Toms River, NJ, lost his 19 year old son Francis about a week ago. It was... Read more
You can purchase the print manual by clicking on the following link You can purchase the digital manual by clicking on this below link If you would like more information about the... Read more
Ever wonder what it would be like to work at a fast food restaurant? Ever want your child or one of your players to get a job? I recently had a very interesting conversation with the son of a very good friend of mine. His son is 17 and he works at a major fast food franchise. This is his first... Read more
Joe and Ben Heyob of Cincinnati St Xavier High School are excellent examples of how they bring virtue into their sport of wrestling. L to R: Ben Heyob, Dakota Stephens and Joe Heyob hosted a wrestling clinic for little kids. They are both very accomplished wrestlers but first and foremost they are... Read more
Roosevelt High School in Wyandotte, MI has integrated the SportsLeader Virtue Program into their PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) system. What is School-Wide PBIS? It is a decision making framework that guides selection, integration, and implementation of the best evidence-... Read more
** If you missed the interview with Trent Beattie click HERE This is the follow-up email to the one sent a few days back - Dealing with Difficult Parents … The response was abundant and very informative. Coaches at every level responded: Youth, Middle School, Junior High, High School and... Read more
Several SportsLeader coaches have taken the initiative to do more than just work with their specific teams that they coach. Without a doubt, they are consistently striving to do more for their own players, but they also realize that the more coaches they can support to do character, leadership, 1... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 Here is a personal follow-up referencing THIS EMAIL that went out recently. Thanks, Mike, have having the courage and humility to share this with us. Virtue = Strength, Lou Judd Mike Netzel Lou, I must admit, I didn't have this story of Bill Snyder's... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 While it is true that many coaches and athletes are struggling with doing the right thing on and off the field of play( * Check out the latest on Mike Tomlin from last week's game vs. the Ravens), Steelers Mike Tomlin fined for sideline interference in Thanksgiving Day game... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 Follow SportsLeader on Twitter Franciscan University of Steubenville head basketball coach John Lamanna is focusing on 4 main virtues this year. They are called the Cardinal Virtues: Prudence, Temperance, Justice and Wisdom. The team focuses on a virtue for the week and at each... Read more
Some SportsLeader coaches, athletes and parents at Pinecrest Academy near Atlanta, GA put virtue in action this past week by making a music video. Click here for music video Pinecrest has laid down the gauntlet. Think you can do better? Let's go. Virtue = Strength, Lou Judd SportsLeader... Read more
I am always inspired by the testimonies of coaches who are giving their lives for the good of young people. Coach Todd Naumann is one such coach. May his words challenge you to dig deeper and coach from your heart. Virtue = Strength, Lou Judd 72 Virtues to Help You Coach Virtue Coach Todd Naumann... Read more
I recently had a conversation with a SportsLeader parish coordinator who very candidly and humbly shared some difficulties she was having with one of her own sons. The son in question was going through a spat where he had a very bad attitude and was just plain disrespectful to his mother. Sound... Read more
I was blessed to have a very inspiring conversation with Ryan Wikel, Head Football Coach of St Mary's Central Catholic in Sandusky OH. I hope his words encourage you. Our Strength for Life Manual is now available in eBook format and is ready to download. It is textbook size for only $20. Click... Read more
Mentoring is one of the three pillars of SportsLeader. Our young men and women of today need one on one attention that encourages them to make resolutions … take positive steps forward in their life … to do something. It is also a great way to grow as a coach. Coach Chris Tracy with... Read more
A great reminder for us as to WHY we should coach. Virtue = Strength, Lou Judd SportsLeader Web Site LETTER FROM URBAN MEYER Dear Coach, The challenges that all of us face in living today are daunting and energy draining. To many young people just making every day decisions are mind blowing and... Read more
I recently had a great conversation with Jake Kolbe, Senior QB, of the Naperville Central (IL) Redhawks. He is a tremendous leader and I think his words show how much impact virtue, mentoring and ceremony are having on him and his teammates. This is COMMITMENT week and EDUCATION APPRECIATION week... Read more
A few months ago I was able to sit down and visit with Coach Eric Sutulovich of the Atlanta Falcons. I got to meet his family as well. An extraordinary man who has his priorities really straight. He has endorsed SportsLeader wholeheartedly and wants to help others do the same. Here is a video... Read more
We frequently receive very inspiring responses to our emails. Here below is a recent example from Vince Oliver, head track coach at Franciscan University of Steubneville. Please consider inviting your friends, family members and team members to sign up for the newsletter Virtue = Strength, Lou Judd... Read more
Here is a testimonial from a coach who is a great friend and a member of the SportsLeader coaches association for many years. He poignantly describes the urgent need our young people have of mentoring. As you prepare for your upcoming seasons, please make an intentional effort to schedule and... Read more
A great event to have with your graduating Seniors is what we call Senior Sendoff. It is one last opportunity to solidify your relationship with them, exchange contact information and show them that you care about them. One SportsLeader team that does an amazing job of this is the Sandusky Ohio St... Read more
We are blessed to have men and women who support SportsLeader from all over the USA and Canada. Each person and their family have a passion for sports, virtue and the transformation of society. In this collection we have Buckeyes, Cardinals, Spartans … we welcome all. We'd like to share... Read more
This story pretty much speaks for itself. Coach Chris Ice has been a member of the SportsLeader Coaches Association for many years. Virtue = Strength, Lou Judd SportsLeader Strength for Life Manual Hi Lou, Recently, my 9-10 year old PONY Mustang League baseball team, the Wintersville, OH Red Sox,... Read more
I was blessed to be in attendance for this game, this experience Sam so eloquently and passionately describes here. I sat in the stands with the football coaches, who I can honestly state are my good friends … They installed SportsLeader this past season and did an amazing job. They are... Read more
I was blessed to be able to travel to Louisiana recently. During that visit I spent some time with Coach Joe Lombardi of the New Orleans Saints and his beautiful family. We are honored to have Coach Lombardi's endorsement. Please take a moment to read his note below. Virtue = Strength, Lou Judd... Read more
It is truly awesome to be associated with such great men and women ... I'm talking to each of you receiving this, and especially the author of the testimonial here below, Kevin Cicak. May we never tire of teaching our young people that Virtue = Strength! Lou Judd SportsLeader The Lady Saints... Read more
Below is a heartfelt testimonial from a coach, Jeff Mulvey, who just went through the SportsLeader program for the first time this season. The photo was recently taken, months after the "official" football season was over but the bonds he has established with his players have continued on... Read more
SportsLeader focuses on three main things: Virtue, Mentoring and Ceremonies. One of the ceremonies we encourage teams to install is called Letters to Mom. The objective is to help our young people express their love, gratitude and appreciation for their Mom's and other important women in their... Read more
Over the years I've been blessed to develop a lot of great relationships with coaches all over the USA and Canada. Men and women who have become some of my closest friends. One of the those men is Bill Sweet. He is an Emergency Room Nurse by day and Offensive Line Coach by night if you will... Read more
An "inside the heart" view of how one coach transformed his team through SportsLeader. Virtue = Strength, Lou Judd How Mentoring Changed My Program I feel bad that I have not taken the time to share all that has happened. It really has been a very challenging but rewarding period for us... Read more
Here is a great testimonial from a girls basketball coach in Pennsylvania and how SportsLeader has helped a great program with a rich tradition make an even greater impact in the lives of their coaches, players and parents. Coaching Strength, Lou Judd Lou: I thought you might be interested in an... Read more
One of the great benefits of being a member of the SportsLeader Coaches Association is that you get to hear great ideas from fellow coaches from all over the country. Some you may want to implement and others maybe not. Here is one from Coach Theresa Guard of Pinecrest Academy in Cumming, GA. Do... Read more
Congratulations to Monroe, Michigan St Mary's Catholic Central Girls Volleyball team on winning the State Championship. I met their Athletic Director-Head Coach last June at a coaches seminar in Philadelphia and I could tell right away she was a coach who truly cared about her players. I have... Read more
Below is an article that Ashley Abaloz wrote for her interpretive journalism class. The class is basically learning about writing editorials and opinion pieces for print pieces i.e. newspapers or magazines. She is studying at the University of Michigan-Dearborn in her last semester so she'll... Read more
I was honored to be a part of another Father-Son Jersey Night yesterday. It was the third annual one for the Lloyd Memorial High School boys basketball team from Erlanger, KY. Over the years some coaches have opted to only include Seniors in this life-changing event. But last night was further... Read more
I'd like to ask each and every coach on this email list to consider writing a short summary-testimonial about your season. It is a great way to re-live the experiences, especially the powerful moments, the memories that will last a lifetime. It also gives you a chance to share your perspective... Read more
Another great example of sports building leaders. The Eminence Warriors football team finished the season at 7-3 and were 2 plays away from being 9-1 (they lost 2 games on the last play of the game). This having about 20 healthy players or less each week. The took the time to do this service... Read more
The more I am blessed to be a small part of these life-changing ceremonies, the more passionate I am about spreading this to every team across our world. Please help us spread the word! Virtue = Strength, Lou Judd After our first-ever “Father/Son Jersey” night before our first football... Read more
It is awesome when you can combine winning with transforming lives. BOTH are possible. Here below is solid proof from Sandusky St Mary's Central Catholic Girls Cross Country Team. Virtue = Strength, Lou Judd ... Lou, Just a quick note to let you know how our father-daughter night went. We had... Read more
Sam Becker of Cincinnati McNicholas High School has been providing some awesome feedback of what it is like on the "inside of a young man's heart" as he and his team go through a season with SportsLeader. I recommend sharing this with all your athletes. Virtue = Strength, Lou Judd... Read more
Dear Coaches and Supporters of SportsLeader, Sacrifice! Brotherhood! Commitment! Focus! Discipline! Honor! Great words, coaches, words to live by, for sure. At SportsLeader we are consistently urging coaches to make these words a part of your team's everyday vocabulary. Stories, quotes, song... Read more
Here is a testimony from a current College Freshman ... looking back on his football - SportsLeader experience. Please think about at least 1 other coach at another school you could forward this to. Our world needs more virtuous young men like Tyler and SportsLeader can help. Virtue = Strength, Lou... Read more
Some coaches are afraid that SportsLeader won't "work" with their players ... that they won't like it or even worse they will ridicule it. Ayden Opfer of Sandusky St Mary Central Catholic, OH, is an example of a young man who is the opposite. He has embraced the virtue program and... Read more
Sometimes we get to see some "light", some "fruit" of our labor. Other times not so much. Here is an example of some light. Virtue=Strength, Lou Judd ... I found this note on my desk today from a player of mine who I've been coaching and mentoring throughout the season. As a... Read more
Many Assistant Coaches are hesitant to dive in 100% to the SportsLeader program - especially the mentoring. Here below is a testimony from an Assistant Coach, Dave Simon from Cincinnati McNicholas HS, who wanted to encourage all the assistant coaches out there ... Well worth your time. Please... Read more
As I had mentioned in a previous email, I have had the opportunity to meet some amazing people in coaching and sports. Sam Becker is one of them. He has agreed, with his parents permission, to blog with us about his experiences of life as a manager, a sports fan, a young person taking part in the... Read more
Coach Ron Adams of Wyandotte (MI) Roosevelt High School shared this email he just received from a former player who is now serving our country at West Point. Ron and his staff do an amazing job of integrating virtue and mentoring into everything they do and this note shows it. "Season of Life... Read more
When I first became a head football coach I soon realized that coaching football fundamentals and schemes was a small part of coaching. The other part was the need to teach life lessons, values, and counsel these young men in times of crises. I came up with many ways to accomplish this and many... Read more
Lou, I wanted to thank you for introducing our wrestling team to the virtue formation program. The St. Xavier wrestlers, parents, coaches and community really appreciate the unique benefits of the Sports Leader Virtue Program. This season you could see the positive impact, on the mat and off. We... Read more
Here is a tremendous testimony written by a former player ... this is a number of years after his experience. You can see how much of an impact his coaches made. Well, well worth the read. LIKE SportsLeader on Facebook at FAITH, LOVE, AND... Read more
Here below is a testimony from Mike Key the AD and Boys Head Basketball Coach at Lloyd Memorial High School in Erlanger KY. They have been with SportsLeader for two seasons now and this year they had a tremendous turnaround and a District Championship title for the first time in 13 years beating a... Read more
Coach Dan Duddy of Monsignor Donovan High School in New Jersey has been a part of the SportsLeader association for many years now as a head coach but something special happened this past summer. The local Pastor of his Church was so excited about what was going on in Dan's football program that... Read more
Join us next week Feb 24-25, 2012 FREE Character Building Clinic hosted by SportsLeader for Coaches and Captains Please RSVP! Below is a wonderful testimony from a coach in our association who feels that his life and his family have been changed for the better through virtue and growing closer to... Read more
Join us next week Feb 24-25, 2012 FREE Character Building Clinic hosted by SportsLeader for Coaches and Captains Please RSVP! Below are a series of emails that I wanted to share that I believe sums up very well what SportsLeader is all about ... The emotion, the passion, the struggles, the hopes... Read more
Here below are numerous comments from parents associated with the Cincinnati St Gertrude football program. Their boys were on four different teams ranging in age from 5-13. The season goes by so fast. We'll never regret giving kids "too much" virtue. ... I wanted to share comments... Read more
Here is some very encouraging feedback from Mrs. JoAnn D'Anton, the media arts and MDTV director at Monsignor Donovan High School in Toms River NJ. ... Lou, I needed to inform you about the happening around Monsignor Donovan High School this weekend. Well let me begin with we won our game........... Read more
Helping kids know, value, live and transmit virtue using the platform of sports. This is is what SportsLeader is all about. Thank you, Coach Mike Bickerman, for sharing. ... Stoney Haines Rushville-Industry High School, IL October 6, 2011 In our football season this year we have been participating... Read more
Something that you might find helpful is asking the parents of your players to send an email with the changes they have observed in their son or daughter since the beginning of the season. Coach Paul Passafiume, Co-Founder of SportsLeader, of Louisville St Agnes did this yesterday and he got some... Read more
Paul Barna, an assistant football coach at Monsignor Donovan High School in Toms River NJ, had a blow up with a player during a game. His head coach, Dan Duddy, asked him to apologize ... which he did with a lot of humility and then also asked him he would mind writing about the experience in the... Read more