The world lost one of its greatest leaders, inspirations and role models yesterday. Nelson Mandela, known by many as Madiba, passed away yesterday at the age of 95. The former South African president and legendary leader will never be forgotten. ..
Recently a very good friend contacted me while in a calm yet emotional state of mind. We go back about 5 yrs and entered into the relationship as coaches for our sons football team. In this relationship I have grown very close to both his sons and the eldest son once chided " Coach Slo if you gave the word I would run through a brick wall for you". That kind of sentiment lends to a players trust of the coach and is the kind of alliance every coach desires to have with all his players. Those kinds of relationships are forged through time, energy and assurances that a coach has the team and the players best interest at heart. ..