Turkey Trots – the great walk or run before the feast!

We’re new to Turkey Trots. Those of you who know me know that I’m lying when I say that. I have yet to run — or walk — a trot. Same with my husband. But my daughter signed up last year and walked/ran with some of her teammates. She’s 11. She came home with slightly Read more…

10 Tips to Get on the Coach’s Good Side

Follow these guidelines to get and stay on the coach’s good side…. 1. EMAILS: Read them.  Respond promptly, or within 24 hours.  Your team needs to know your availability and your commitment.  So if they don’t hear from you, they can’t plan around you being there. 2. DO WHAT YOU SAY YOU’RE GOING TO DO: Read more…

Crucial Information about Peak Ages for Olympic Sports | The Stats Zone

What is the “peak age” for a particular sport? As we are in the midst of researching the topic of identifying talent we came upon this article that discusses the average age of medalists.  Perhaps not surprisingly gymnastics winners are often in their teens.  In contrast, horseback riding at the other end of the spectrum with Read more…

Spring Sports are Coming! What to play

It’s time to sign up for spring sports!  If your child has been stuck in a rut playing the same sport for the past 6 months, now is the time to consider your options as the next semester is about to begin.  Some options to consider:   Baseball/Softball The most American sport of them all, Read more…