Ben Rosenberg Case Study

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Senior lacrosse player Ben Rosenberg has been a reliable scorer and leader for the varsity team since his sophomore year. In his high school career, he has scored twenty-three goals and has over seventeen assists, predominantly playing midfield and attack. With a calling to serve and talent on the field, next year will find him in Connecticut, playing lacrosse for the Coast Guard Academy. Over the summer and into fall, Rosenberg played for the Maryland Xtreme Lacrosse team, an elite club team that competes in top tournaments all over the bay area. “Ben worked extremely hard during the off-season,” commented varsity lacrosse coach Steven Puhl, who also coached Rosenberg on the Xtreme team. “As a player Ben stands out for his ability to score goals and he is generally one of the first to arrive and last to…show more content…
“You’re focused on that and good grades. It’s a very professional environment.” Despite the limited majors, every student is guaranteed five years of work after graduation. There’s a range of specific career options to consider, from technician to gunner to damage control. Rosenberg hopes to achieve one of the more specialized positions: a position with TACLET, or Tactical Law Enforcement Teams. Comparable to Navy SEALs, TACLET is special operations, with the primary mission of securing the US maritime border, conducting maritime law enforcement, and intercepting enemy forces or supplies. “I knew that I wanted to be in the military since I was a kid,” Rosenberg said. “I’ve always had a calling to serve.” Earning a position related to TACLET will require the hard work and leadership already demonstrated throughout his lacrosse career. “His strengths are his work ethic and ability to stay motivated to improve,” noted Coach Puhl. “He puts in a lot of practice and work behind the scenes.” The same drive and willingness to develop his skills will ultimately propel Rosenberg all the way to his goals for
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