If I ever write a book about coaching, I’d like for one of my favorite bloggers ever, Michelle Nahom, to write a chapter. Or at least the forward.
Whether it’s a discussion of safety on roads, a politically incorrect view on participatory trophies, or good sportsmanship, Michelle knows her way around the other sideline. I wish all my soccer parents could take a class from Michelle.
Today, she’s here with a simple theme – it’s only a game. Look, I want to win every match we play in. I have designs on Marie’s team winning a championship next Monday – on my birthday. We coach to win.
But we also have to acknowledge that winning isn’t only what’s done on Saturday mornings: It’s how we prepare our kids for life, by checking our tempers and keeping the game in perspective.
Please welcome Michelle, a consummate team player and remarkable writer. Continue reading “Guest Post: Michelle of a Dish of Daily Life Reminds Us, It’s Only a Game”