Performance Enhancing Drugs – Who Gets Hurt the Most?

With Clemens-Gate and the Mitchell report, performance-enhancing drugs are again major headlines in the media. For track coaches like me, the revelations about professional baseball players taking…

Watching the Super Bowl With A Group of Girls

I usually don’t go to Super Bowl parties. In my experience, you never really get to watch the game in crowded room – there’s too much chit-chat…

15-Passenger Van Problems

The most dangerous aspect of coaching is travel. School teams are frequently transported by van, often with the coach at the wheel. I’ve been that driver/coach dozens…

Injury Excuse Extraordinaire

I’ve heard many reasons for injury in my 25 years of coaching. Some were beauties, but the one I heard this week is the best ever. One…

The NFL is a Great Sport Psychology Lab

One of the reasons I enjoy sport is that it puts people put into situations of great stress…we then get to observe how they handle the pressure….

It’s Not the Credentials, It’s the Competition

I had a discussion the other day about “Which is more fun to watch, the Canadian football league or the NFL?” My own opinion is that, while…