The Passing of the Coaching Torch!

Posted on The Very Best of Youth Sports but it is really about parenting and being a proud mama!

For the Love of the Game

547746_10200147772549411_647941248_nThe summer basketball league is off and running and for the first time one of my children is no longer a player but she is now a coach.

An ordinary request to volunteer, some emails, roster lists and shirt deliveries did not in anyway alert me to the proud moment that would soon follow.

As we jumped in the car to head to the outdoor courts for the first game, my daughter announced that she was nervous.  Really, I thought?  Coaching 4th and 5th grade girls summer basketball?  Isn’t this a no brainer?  Well no Mom, it is not, it is new and unfamiliar and without precedent in her short 15 years.

I try to be one of those prepared parents with words of wisdom, advice and sympathy as needed.  On this short car ride to the courts I very quickly responded to her nervousness with “you have been coached nearly every…

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One response to “The Passing of the Coaching Torch!

  1. awesome!

    happy sautrday share fest sitstah!:))

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