Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Polo passions
Polo PassionsThe story of one woman’s success in keeping the passion in her coaching career, which intern taught her more about herself
Once Upon a Time…. There was a girl who wanted to play a sport called water polo. She found her place on a team at a local junior college and dreamed of one day, being able to coach young girls just like herself. She worked hard at her sport and trained with girls
Along The Way She Met… Many different coaches, who taught her about teamwork, respo nsibility, coach- ability, and what it means to represent aShe concluded that school.all of these wonderfulcoaches had ONEvery important thingin common, theygenuinely cared forall of their athletes.
Then It Hit Her… She cared about the game and about her team. She had learned so much over the years and even after several years of coaching already, she realized that she needed to do more. So, she started to add more heart into her coaching. She knew more than just what position her players played. She knew their parents, their families, their likes and dislikes. She had figured it out!
She Had Found the one thing that Made hercoaching worth every hour spent on the pooldeck She had done it. After years of being a player and learning about the game and about herself, she had found her passion. Being able to see young athletes grow into the mature and skilled athletes that she knew they would become, was one of the most rewarding things that she found from coaching. She learned that by looking deep into the reasons why she loved the game so much, she was able to convey that same energy and passion to her players.
What Did This Passion Inspire?Her new foundpassion began toreally shine throughher coaching.Parents and evenother coaches wereable to see how muchthe team and thegame meant to her.It opened new doorsfor her, guiding her toa coaching positionthat was for herformer high school.Where she stillcoaches and will evenbe taking onadditional coachingresponsibilities.
The Lesson Learned… Whether you are coaching, crunching numbers, cooking at a 5 star restaruant, or building a sky scraper, use your passions! Use Them To… -Fuel your work ethic -Inspire others -Become more involved -Grow within your company -Take chances -Teach someone something new -Learn something new The point is, no matter what you do, be passionate!
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