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Senior Spring Athlete Spotlight!
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Patrick Casey

What comes to your mind when you think of an athlete?  Is it a vision of a particular athlete?  Is it a list of characteristics that describe an athlete?  Is it someone who just does their best in everything they do?  Or, is it someone who simply chooses to be?  My answer is, all of the above.  I asked myself the same questions, and the athlete that came to mind...Maddy Lewis. 

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Honoring Our Seniors!
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Patrick Casey

This past Saturday, Sage Ridge School took the time recognize and honor our Senior Athletes participating in Girls and Boys Basketball!  With their parents, coaches, teammates, and friends, Siena Hall and Julian Vlad played their final regular season basketball games as Sage Ridge Scorpions...

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Be a "Come with Me" Teammate
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Patrick Casey

I first heard the term "Come with Me" teammate from a keynote speaker at a conference I attended years ago.  The individual spoke of a teammate he had that lived and played selflessly.  He credited his teammate for helping him "get better".  Not only on the field, but also in life.  You can see the impact this teammate had on this individual's life, and he would always be thankful for it...

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Finding That Coachable Moment
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Patrick Casey

How do coaches recognize a "coachable moment?" Is it when an athlete is struggling? An impromptu opportunity for learning? When you see an opportunity for growth? When an athlete is demonstrating accountability or leadership? All the above! These are just a few examples of opportunities coaches can immediately respond to and say, "Let me assist you with how you are thinking about this."

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kobe bryant
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Patrick Casey

Why does it hurt when we lose our heroes? I was in line at a local coffee shop recently, and I heard someone comment about the recent passing of LA Lakers icon, Kobe Bryant and eight others in a tragic helicopter crash in Calabasas, CA.  The individual said something very interesting, "Why is everyone so upset, it's not like they knew him personally?"

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Athletics Update January 24th, 2020
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Patrick Casey

WD>WS. No, this is not a typo or an algorithm. This is the definition of leading by example: Well Done is greater than Well Said. Words motivate you, actions inspire you. Sometimes we need a good quote to effectively deliver a message, or to begin/end a speech or essay. But always remember, as a leader, as a coach, as a teammate, you speak most powerfully through your actions. Well Said is important, but Well Done is always better. 

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