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Lessons from the Field: From Starting Line to Tee Box. And a Rewarding Tale of Self-Growth.

Lessons from the Field: From Starting Line to Tee Box. And a Rewarding Tale of Self-Growth.

It was late July before my junior year, and my family was on vacation for a baseball tournament my brother was playing in South Carolina. We were staying on a golf course not far from the beach. At the time, back in Ohio, I was missing my annual summer golf program called The First Tee. […]

Lessons from the Field: On Opportunity. And A Big Decision.

Lessons from the Field: On Opportunity. And A Big Decision.

Knowing what’s coming next is hard. For those exiting THS in May and heading off to a new destination, there’s plenty of uncertainty about what life will be exactly like. For me, someone who doesn’t even know in what part of the country they will be living in next year, it’s a little unnerving. I […]

Lessons from the Field: 30 Short Minutes; Looking Back on Mixing It Up

Lessons from the Field: 30 Short Minutes; Looking Back on Mixing It Up

As we approached Mix it Up Day, I felt exactly the way the rest of the school did. How many people were going to buy in? What was going to be end result? Would it improve all of the divisions in our school? How would it work? I got a strong sense that many things […]

Lessons From the Field: Passion is Everything

Lessons From the Field: Passion is Everything

I’ve always been a big believer in self-motivation and creating your own moment. No one on Earth can find your passion. Not a single person can motivate you every single day. People can’t truly tell you what you like and don’t like. You can’t rely on others to do it. The only person that can […]

Lessons From the Field: Surprises

Lessons From the Field: Surprises

Welcome to my new column in the Talawanda Tribune, Lessons From the Field. Here, I’ll tell stories about my TV and sports work at Talawanda, and teach you a few lessons I’ve learned along the way. Plus, I’ll go behind the scenes of the things I cover and take you back to the many experiences […]