Chuck Taylor: Born 118 Years Ago and Still the Most Popular Guy in High School

Happy birthday to Chuck Taylor, father of the most popular shoe of all time. He was born on this day in 1901. The Converse shoe company began in 1908. In 1917, they began producing a model called the “All Star.” Chuck Taylor was a professional basketball player for the Akron Firebirds who fell in love […]

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“My Coach Hates Me”

Sitting on the bench is tough.  It is tough for kids, tough for parents.  The easy way to handle it is to shift the blame to the person in charge.  The unhappy athlete will surely have the opportunity to do that, but they are passing up a real opportunity for growth.  They will miss out […]

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