Its OK to be Frustrated…just don’t get attached.

Its OK to be Frustrated…just don’t get attached.

Life is will always bring us challenges and frustrations, at what often feels like the worst possible time.  That is a guarantee.  “S#!T will always happen.  It’s how we experience the “S#!T” that matters. Just this week I had the opportunity to ski at Whistler for...
The light and shadow side of a value – Fairness

The light and shadow side of a value – Fairness

Last week Public Policy Forum and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport held their summit on “The Values Proposition: Strengthening Sport in Canada”. #ValuesinSport. It is an important topic right now in the sports community as there is an overall trend in the...
Emotional Resilience, you can never have too much!

Emotional Resilience, you can never have too much!

Game 1 of the Minto Cup on Tuesday was riveting.  Brampton led the game for the first half of the game only by two goals.  And then the penalties started, and boom. They are trailing by two.  You can just image the emotions of both teams, coaches and even the referees...
No Pressure….

No Pressure….

It was August 1959 when two best friends Bruce Wanless and Wayne Thompson left with the Brampton Excelsiors Jr. A lacrosse team to battle for the Minto Cup, the treasured national trophy, in New Westminister, BC.  After a hard fought battle the team defeated the home...
An Athlete’s Reflection

An Athlete’s Reflection

This summer I took a job working for What Not To Yell (WNTY) Inc. to support the company with their research in understanding spectator styles, the various behaviours and emotional triggers demonstrated by adults in youth sports.  Initially, when being asked to write...