For the Love of the Game Coach Steve Gaw is perhaps the nicest man you will ever meet. A huge smile, a mild-mannered charm, and a giant heart. He barely ever raised his voice above a whisper but his players would run through a brick wall for him. He always had your back. Coach Pat… Read More »
Baby, it’s cold outside! With most of the East Coast of the US in a deep freeze, The Clarks headed north (not south!) last week to visit family and spend time on our ancestral farm in New Hampshire. It is the perfect place to unplug, unwind, and get back to nature. But with temperatures dipping well below zero,… Read More »
Homecoming at Georgetown Prep High School is a sacred day in The Clark household. The changing of the leaves. The tradition. The sense of community. And the smell of football in the air. It’s a magical time for the young and the old who make their way back on campus to celebrate. And this year’s Homecoming game held even more significance. It… Read More »
I was flipping through the channels Saturday night when I stumbled on the 1992 award-winning film, Glengarry Glen Ross. It is one of those “Venus flytrap” movies that you can’t escape once you tune in. So I fired up some Orville Redenbacher popcorn and settled in for the long haul. Glengarry Glen Ross is a haunting and powerful story of four desperate… Read More »
Many seasons ago, Coach Steve Spurrier led the Duke Blue Devils to a glorious ACC Football Championship. That’s right, the “Old Ball Coach” achieved legendary status at Duke years before he went on to fame and fortune. Back in those days, there were three types of football players at Duke. The Varsity football players, who earned scholarships and played for… Read More »
You will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make a good use of it. –John Adams As those of us in the United States prepare to celebrate Independence Day, it is a perfect time to honor our Founding Fathers who made this freedom possible. George… Read More »
Sean Gaiser is enormously talented. Watching him perform or listening to one of his albums is musical nirvana. But talent alone does not dictate success. The world is littered with gifted people (musicians, actors, writers, entrepreneurs) who never reach their potential. Sharing our talent and influencing our communities takes perseverance and persistence. But more than anything it… Read More »
Coach Mac is a legendary baseball coach and mentor. But he is not just trying to create a better player. He is not just trying to create a better team. He is trying to build the character and discipline of every person in the organization. In doing so, he is building a better community one player at a time.
Coach Mac’s lessons are not just for his players. His five keys to creating a better community apply to all of us in our every day lives.
Tim “T.” Strachan had a simple but powerful dream. Ever since he was 5 years old, he wanted to play college football. This was not a whimsical fantasy. He was passionate about his goal. He was dedicated to the cause. And he had the drive and the athletic ability to make his dream a reality! As the… Read More »