The Goal of Youth Sports

I have coached for more than 20 years. Some of my former players have kids older than my own children. When I get a text, a call, or an e-mail from a former player sharing with me about his current life situation, it tends to drive me into the memory bank of a moment we […]

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Resolve to Redeem the Time

Did you know that the North Texas area has been ranked by Men’s Health magazine as the number one place in America to raise an athlete? I have coached or played sports for about 38 of my 44 years of life. Considering the time and energy families invest in raising an athlete, I am not so sure this number […]

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How to Raise the Perfect Child

The more I read blogs and books, and listen to parents, the more it seems that the overarching goal is to have seemingly “perfect”—or at the very least, successful—children. Apparently, there are things you must do if you want to ensure that your children will come out as “winners” in the game of life. For starters, […]

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Straight Talk: Sports and Spirituality

Straight Talk Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco Texas

SPIRITUALLY SIGNIFICANT SPORTS Can sports be good for the body and the soul? Coach John Hampton talks about getting the most out of your child’s sports involvement and about the dangers of fostering a sports/faith divide in your home.

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