Tag: life lesson

Yelling at the referee


I was the head coach of a boys’ high school varsity soccer team for nine years. In those days, I was quick to yell the referee. Quick to criticize. Quick to question. Quick to verbally announce my presence on the sideline. I felt if my players, the parents, the other coach heard me yelling then […]

Telling the truth with The Breakfast Club


The seminal scene in The Breakfast Club occurs when the five students are sitting in a loose circle sharing the truths of their lives. For the first time in the film, each character exhibits the courage to be vulnerable and truthful with their peers, with themselves. And for that, each character matures and becomes a better […]