What’s the Greatest Feeling in Sport?

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Recently I had lunch with one of the greatest coaches of all-time. Coach Greg Patton coached the Boise State Men’s Tennis Team for 22 years. He retired after the 2017-18 season to take a position in the Boise State University Athletic Department. We met for lunch in Boise when my wife and I went to Idaho for a vacation. I…

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A Reflection on “OPPORTUNITY” in Sport & Life

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O P P O R TU N I TY Acronym Open to self-discovery Passionate 
about what you are doing Persistent
 in your effort Opposition – you can deal with the resistance Responsible in your decision-making Trustworthy with others Unity – you respect differences and value things in common Nourish your relationships with other people Introspective – you honestly and fairly…

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Competitive Balance – Are You In Balance?

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Competitive Fight + Emotional Control = Competitive Balance I wrote an article for ADDvantage USPTA (United States Professional Tennis Association) a few years ago that addressed the issue of competitive balance when an athlete participates in competitive sports. I have used this “equation” with both my boys’ and girls’ tennis teams each season. In late May of this year our…

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