Personal Narrative: Leading My High School Wrestling Team

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When I think of leadership, I think of it as a skill that not everyone can develop. For me, it took numerous times of being a follower or a leader, before developing this skill and form the type of leader that I wanted to become.

The particular leadership experience that I’m most proud of would have to be leading my high school wrestling team. I started off the season by enthusiastically creating an atmosphere that new members of the team would feel welcomed and strengthened the bonds I had with veteran members.

At the end of the wrestling season, my wrestling team was triumphant in the eyes of the crowd and our coaches. We had placed 3rd in the CIF San Francisco Section with less than half of the weight classes of a full wrestling team.
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