If you want to continue making your team better, start from the bottom up.
Last week was a pretty eventful week. My wife, Rachel, gave birth to our new daughter, Madison Avery Mills. Since then, and knowing how much lies ahead for this new baby, I started to think about what traits she will exhibit as she grows…traits of some of the closest people in my life.
Swimmers need to understand something: When you’re standing above the surface, you see SO much more than people think.
A few days each week, I get to coach people my own age at masters practice. The dynamics are very different from coaching kids, and it keeps my job very interesting.
Tuesday is my night with the Senior training group, so while this is just one night out of many, this was my take away from last night.
We could all literally do this every day. When you just sit back and observe the daily actions of age-group swimmers, there are always things that you’d like to see being done differently. Here’s a quick list from last night:
It’s another September, and it’s time to ask yourself, what will be different this year?
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There are good years, and there are not-so-good years. The difference comes down to just mere tenths on the clock, but by seemingly miles in your mind.
You know you’re doing your job right when 4 swimmers come up to you after practice, all wanting to talk about the same thing, and by answering one, you answer them all.