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Signing Day - Something to Savior

Feb 04, 2017

And the Beginning of Another Journey...


Football college Division I signing day was this past week. The media coverage is a little over the top… (then again, everything is in today’s media world).

Lacrosse Division I signing day was actually back in November...

But it got me thinking… (so much that I had to write some stuff.)

Gonzaga College High School (where I’ve been coaching the past five years) is located right in heart of Washington D.C.

We have a...

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The Last Guy on the Depth Chart...

Jan 27, 2017

Just Cuz You May Start There Doesn't Mean You Have to Stay There...

Every new season brings renewed optimism about the goals you want to meet both as a team and individually.

Hopefully you got some in mind.

Remember, you need to make the team first (that was always my first goal… even going in to my senior year at Tufts.)

I liked that goal as it kept me grounded. Nothing is gonna be given to you.

After that, you pursue the other goals…

By putting in the work…...

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If It Goes In, Does It Matter How it Looks?

Jan 20, 2017

If You Think So, You Couldn't Be More Wrong...

So, I stopped by Georgetown Prep the other day to catch up with Scott Urick.

(He was hired this past summer to be their head lacrosse coach.)

Georgetown Prep has a perenial nationally ranked high school lacrosse program.

College lacrosse team rosters are flooded with Georgetown Prep alumni.  

Anway, Scotty and I coached together at Georgetown for six years.  We became fast friends and have been close ever since.

The purpose...

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So Called "Experts" Say You Need to Play Lacrosse All Year Round (and nothing else)... Well, You Actually Don't

Jan 10, 2017

There's a Minority of BIG Time Coaches Who Disagree

Nowadays everything is so URGENT.

"Sign up for tryouts today so that you'll have your best shot to make the fall travel team."

I see it all the time.

C'mon, the fall travel team... really??

What if you're playing a fall sport... like football or soccer?

Parents feel the pressure, and they often fall victim to it.

These same parents go on to sign their kids up for every try-out so these "potential" opportunities aren't lost.

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All the Posts Since the Beginning of Time

Dec 31, 2016

BTB Lax coach Jesse Miller

This blog is increasing in size, so wanted to make it easier to see a complete list of articles.

So for people who like to see everything on one quick-scrolling screen.  The ALL POSTS LIST!!

Posts are listed with the newest at the top, and you go back in history as you scroll down.  Enjoy!

 

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