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Father and Son

My son, Carter is getting married this weekend.

One of the happiest days of my life was when his life began… I am sure this weekend will rival that day. 966 more words


The "Dash"

The 2014-2015 school year…

We all start and finish about the same time.

The 2014 Football Season… August 4-November 25

We all start at the same time… only a handful will play until the third week in November. 128 more words


Coaching Reflection Part II

So it’s been a week since I last posted anything and a lot has happened in that time. A lot of that is to do with the coaching I do on Saturday, so let’s get to it. 582 more words

Lea Valley Youth Football Club

Tis the Season

Like colorful fall foliage, there are a few things that, for me, herald the upcoming football season …

  • My wife, Jamie’s, birthday… 8/8/64… a square root baby… through the years her birthday celebration has always been a little shortchanged because it falls right when fall practices are gearing up… she has always (mostly always) been very understanding.
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Constant neural circuits v flexible neural circuits & how that affects football coaching

I am reading The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle at the moment, and felt inspired to write a blog post about the difference between constant neural circuits and flexible neural circuits because I have always believed that there is far too much shouting from the sidelines in youth football, from well-meaning coaches and parents offering a slew of instruction, when silence might be the best option. 665 more words

Coaching Reflection Part I

Wow what a weekend!

Not only did we see the Football League season return with much entertainment (84 goals across all three divisions with ZERO goalless games), but also I made my return to coaching after a five week absence. 691 more words