Role Models and Heroes

Role Models and Heroes Feb 5, 2014 By Tom Curry As we start 2014, let’s all reevaluate our definitions of role models and heroes. It’s not always the person who scores the most points, has the flashy stats or is a big game star. It might just be that local pro athlete who puts his off season efforts into helping people. As kids, we all looked up to adults who we wanted to be just […]

The Culture of Team Sports

The Culture of Team Sports Dec 6, 2013 By Tom Curry Whether paid or volunteer, coaches must pay attention to what is going on before and after practices, on the internet or even with opponents. Ongoing discussions between coaches, parents and players must always include reminders of positive words, actions and possible consequences for inappropriate behavior. Recently, the Miami Dolphins and the NFL came under sharp criticism and the media microscope for incidents involving two […]