10 ways you can tell I am a baseball player

10 ways you can tell I am a baseball player

Baseball is a game that is deeply ingrained with intricate fundamentals and strategy. The sport requires long and repetitive preparation. The players represent a myriad of personalities, body types, and athletic abilities. Each athlete brings superstitions, routines,...
They call me Coach by Paul Flaherty

They call me Coach by Paul Flaherty

To kids, a youth sports coach can be a lot of things:  mentor, role model, motivator, disciplinarian, advocate, medic, comedian, etc.   I am handy with an ACE bandage wrap or cold compress.  I can be funny; quick to joke with my players to lighten up their mood.  I...
Mix it Up, Keep it Up by Paul Flaherty

Mix it Up, Keep it Up by Paul Flaherty

I am fighting the battle against time, on many levels. There is not enough of it in any given day. Each year, on my birthday, the number on my cake grows subtly larger. Thinking back to how “easy” it was to stay in shape when we were younger – it was something...