Finishing the Season

Finishing the Season

Finishing the Season by Ryan Krzykowski For the past couple months I have chronicled some of the Monday lessons that our coaching staff has shared with the 8th grade football team we worked with this year.  There were discussions on topics like devotion, respect and...
Compete Selflessly

Compete Selflessly

Compete Selflessly by Ryan Krzykowski Sorry if I’m stepping on your toes with this, but I typically am not a fan of beginning a speech or blog post by giving the dictionary’s definition of a word.  Seems a little cliche.  That’s why I can’t...
Respect

Respect

Respect by Ryan Krzykowski An update on the 8th grade football season: For the past four weeks we have begun each Monday practice with a short lesson, video and discussion on a relevant topic that speaks to the character traits we are encouraging players to develop....
Friendship

Friendship

Friendship by Ryan Krzykowski In my last post I promised to share how things are going with our weekly character lessons for the 8th grade football team.  The boys are enthusiastic and when it is time to write in their journals, they are actually doing it.  (In my...