Nonetheless, the intangibles that coaching provides are many times far more valuable than we originally believed. The relationships we formed and sometimes still have are proof there’s more to coaching than wins and losses. Besides the day I married my wife and the birth of my two children, the greatest memories of my life have come from running and coaching. While winning championships and having the opportunity to work with national caliber athletes like Gavin Coombs and Tradelle Ward was something I 'll never forget. Nevertheless, even more meaningful over the years was watching young athletes set goals, work hard, and achieve success - sometimes for the first time in their lives.
Concussions are an increasingly hot topic in sports. No sport is immune to concussion. Though certain sports have higher risks of head trauma, all athletes are put at a risk. Although sports can be enjoyable, stress relieving, competitive, and a way of staying physically fit, awareness for the injury has soared over the years. Being the MVP of an all star sports team is a breathtaking title that only all players of adroitness can dream of.
Think about a huge accomplishment; getting a good grade on a test, winning a competition, getting acknowledged by a coach, teacher or parents. Now think about what steps it took to attain the main goal? I’m assuming it was earned and rewarded by hard work, not easily given. I have accomplished many things in my lifetime so far. Some accomplishments were immense and some were small, but I had to take steps and put in effort in order to reach my fullest potential.
Ender suffered more than any other kid ever should. The I.F. should not have been so harsh on Ender. They could have taught Ender the same information, but still made him learn how to read, write, talk, and play sports. My first point is when Ender was a commander in battle school they put more pressure on him than any other student.
I believe hard work and a strong work ethic to be imperative in achieving success and finding genuine happiness. While it may cause stress and pain in the short term, obtaining the ability to push through and overcome obstacles that every person faces in life leads to long term happiness and success. Growing up, I moved several times, and as a result I have faced multiple uncomfortable, difficult situations. Therefore, I have grown in character, leaving positive impacts on my relationships, school work, athletics, and more. Specifically, I improved immensely in cross country this last season, a sport I thoroughly enjoy and am extremely dedicated to.
As I have grown older, I have become more familiar with the word because of my experiences in sports, in class, and in life. Integrity can be defined as doing right when no one is watching. Despite the adversity throughout life, portraying an exceptional character is necessary to overcome the several trials
Transferable values like leadership and communication are not only applied to sports, but also constantly through school and the work place. Communication and leadership skills can be taught through teamwork. Teamwork consist of motivating others and working together to achieve a common goal. Teamwork also delegates duties and constructive feedback to their teammates. For instance, I did wrestling in high school and I became one of the captains during my senior year.
The Unfairness of Athletics Over the past one-hundred years, sports have become one of America’s most beloved past times. Sports have also become a great opportunity for young athletes to create friendships, while learning valuable life lessons. However, in the last decade, the attention of sports has been directed away from developing children and young adults into superior athletes and helping them achieve personal goals, to assuring that no athlete feels left out when trophy day arrives. Perhaps the most controversial issue in the world of sports today is the debate over whether or not participation trophies should be given to athletes for merely coming to practice and playing games. The argument is what many people would refer to as a two-way street.
A path full of achievements of all kinds; academic, athletic, personal, and social or a combination of all. Each achievement holds a deep personal value, my most precious achievement in this staircase is my performance on the Varsity Tennis Team. The fact that I am the first generation of my family to study in the United States is vital to comprehend the value I have for my achievements. My greatest enemy was my lack of knowledge, my ignorance of the system. In other words, I had to explore the opportunities by myself and sometimes it was too late.
The first few days of practice was he extremely strict and gave off an intimidating attitude. I was afraid to make mistakes in spite that he might yell at me. However, by the end of the third practice, he told me I had made the team and I had nothing to worry about. That was definitely a big sigh of relief for me. It truly wasn’t until one day, my senior year, I realized just how good of a coach Mr.
What do you think was your biggest contribution as a team member while you played at Batavia High School? While participating in athletics at Batavia I believe my greatest contributions to the team were my work ethic and positivity. I may not have always been been the best athlete, but my teammates could always count on me to work as hard as I possibly could. No matter how hard a practice or game was, I always tried to inspire and motivate my teammates by working hard myself and encouraging them to keep pushing themselves. In what way do you think participation in sports at BHS has benefitted you?