I believe for an athlete to be the best they can be both on and off the field, attitude and effort are mutually inclusive. Give 100 percent.
What did I mean when I said, “I play for my team?” I had the girls repeat this over and over. It was not until the end of the season the words finally made sense.
During my seasons as an assistant coach for my daughter’s softball team, one phrase you will hear me say quite often is, “I play for my self. I play for my team.” Let’s break down the first part of that phrase.
One of the things my wife and I have always told our kids is, “you have to do at least one thing, because doing nothing is not an option.” I think most parents would echo that same statement.