Names

Names

Names by Ryan Krzykowski “Someone bothered to remember my name.  And it changed my life.”  I listened as Nathan shared these words and have thought about them often since.  Obviously a single encounter when a name was remembered wouldn’t change a...
Keep Your Cool

Keep Your Cool

Keep Your Cool by Ryan Krzykowski It had been a while, but it happened again last week.  I gave directions to a group of students, and they did not follow them well.  They were told to work quietly while a group of their classmates was finishing a test.  As the noise...
Twenty Seconds

Twenty Seconds

Twenty Seconds by Ryan Krzykowski It’s funny.  I used to take pride in being the biggest sports fan I knew.  This was from about age 7-21 when I apparently didn’t have more pressing matters to attend to in my life.  Nowadays, while I certainly enjoy my...
Doing Some Reading

Doing Some Reading

Doing Some Reading by Ryan Krzykowski Not long ago I was invited to participate in a day long training program for assistant high school coaches who are interested in becoming head coaches in the near future.  The primary organizer of the Academy began the session by...
A Big Night for CFC

A Big Night for CFC

A Big Night for CFC by Ryan Krzykowski A City Transformed — that was the theme of the evening as friends and supporters of Community for Coaches gathered at The Venue in Leawood for CFC’s 4th Annual Fall Benefit Dinner/Auction.  Guests were treated to...

Movie Clip Monday

Movie Clip Monday by Ryan Krzykowski “Look up, Brock.  You’re in the end zone.”  I’ll be using that line with students often over the next few months, as last week we watched the “Death Crawl” scene from the 2006 film Facing the...