I got an invite to join a bunch of failures. Receiving an invitation to join a failure group understandably created some mixed emotions. Was I to be grateful or insulted that Mitch (Steve Mitchell) thought I was suitably qualified to attend?! Mitch...read more
"You are doing amazingly at…" "Are you about to tell me off"? "Err, yes...how could you tell?" "You were doing that X-factor thing of saying something nice before saying something cutting. You were just nice so you could then be out of order." Rumbled, even a...read more
What isn't a secret is that I give 'talks' to parents and coaches about how to work together for the best outcomes for the young people concerned. I thoroughly love standing up in front of a bunch of people: connecting, laughing, seeing the penny drop, stretching...read more
What does epic parent engagement look like in the first couple of weeks of shutdown? And why does it matter?
I think schools and sports clubs have done an amazing job of getting their curriculums online to motivate children to stay engaged with their sporting and learning development. You’ve also been dealing with a vast quantity of emails and phone calls from...read more
The Queen’s Speech for Sporting Families Christmas adds to every family’s balancing act. For those families with young people seeking to grow their sporting potential the challenge is even harder as expectations on athletes and family time increase as everyone wants...read more