Great quote about parents and young athletes

Your kid’s success or lack of success in sports does not indicate what kind of parent you are… But having an athlete that is coachable, respectful, a great teammate, mentally tough, resilient and who tries their best is a direct reflection of your parenting.

This made it to our Facebook feed today. Because we want to give credit to it’s source we did some research and best we can tell it originated as a post on the Facebook page of Proactive Coaching,  a terrific resource for parents of young athletes.

Football popularity in the U.S.

Here is another very interesting graphic courtesy of and Joseph Stromberg. This one depicts the popularity of NFL teams in the United States by color-coding every county in the nation. Looks like the Cowboys could make a strong argument for being America’s Team.

Guess the U.S. is in the minority

Very interesting graphic depicting the world’s most popular sports by nation. See if you can find the country where archery is king. Courtesy of and Joseph Stromberg.

Take a tour of the world’s scariest golf courses

Like the Hans Merensky Golf Course in South Africa. When people here refer to a scary 15-footer, odds are they’re not describing a lengthy putt but rather a lengthy crocodile. Might want to let that ball in the shallow water stay there and drop a new one. Or how about Pyongyang Golf Course in North Korea? Might be tough to get a reservation. And tough to beat the Dear Leader, Kim Jong Il’s record of eleven holes in one the only time he played it.

CoachDeck iPhone app update

We should have a solution shortly for all of you experiencing problems with your CoachDeck iPhone apps. With the introduction of iOS 8, the CoachDeck apps have begun to exhibit an issue preventing their use. We are currently developing a fix which will arrive as an updated app in your device’s App Store shortly.

The fix will work for anyone currently experiencing an issue with iOS 8, but they will have to update the app. The app update should appear in the App Store for anyone who has the app installed, and should automatically install for anyone with the Auto Update feature enabled. We apologize for this inconvenience. Thank you for your patience and your purchase.

This one made us laugh

As fans of Steve Moore’s In the Bleachers cartoon and kale…


Another reason to love college football

Watch Georgia Tech’s chaplain, Derrick Moore, provide the pre-game locker room speech of the year prior to the Yellow Jacket’s victory over the Miami Hurricanes. It is epic and will get you ready for your weekend.


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