Posts by Beth Jessop

Athlete of the Day: Bly Mangan

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day! Bly Mangan, nominated by Sports Mama, Tree Mangan, is our Athlete of the Day! Tell us about Bly’s achievement:  Over a one week period, he went from being timid and not going for the ball to being aggressive and jumping into the game. He even scored…

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Athlete of the Day: George Hernandez

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day! George Hernandez, nominated by Sports Parent, John Denos, is our Athlete of the Day! Tell us about George’s achievement:  He and his basketball team, LWSRA, just captured gold in the state qualifier. He will be heading to Bloomington in March to try and capture more gold.…

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Athlete of the Day: Zayis Barksdale

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day! Zayis Barksdale, nominated by Sports Mama, Falana Augustine, is our Athlete of the Day! Tell us about Zayis’ achievement:  Zayis is in 1st grade and plays on a 3rd grade team. They have won all 4 Championships. Although he’s younger, he holds his own. We’ve told…

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Athlete of the Day: Jaylen Wright

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day! Jaylen Wright, nominated by Sports Mama, Jo Moore, is our Athlete of the Day! Tell us about Jaylen’s achievement:  Jaylen is a 17-year-old wrestler and football player who recently saw a homeless man outside our local Walmart and went in and brought him a warm meal and…

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Episode #24: 6 Ways for Parents to Give Coaches Great Feedback

What You’ll Hear in Today’s 15-Minute Huddle: If your athlete’s coach calls a parent meeting, what do you expect to hear from them? What do you think they would like to hear from you? On today’s episode we talk to JP Nerbun (founder of Thrive On Challenge, speaker, writer, culture coach and menttor) about the…

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Athlete of the Day: Matthew Czyzewski

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day! Matthew Czyzewski, nominated by Wendy Herbert, is our Athlete of the Day! Tell us about Matthew’s achievement:  Matthew is a twelve-year-old hockey player who has battled cancer twice and had his right kidney removed. As soon as his treatments ended he was back on the ice with…

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Athletes of the Day: Lexi & Ali Hawkins

It’s time to celebrate our Athletes of The Day! Lexi Hawkins and Ali Hawkins, nominated by Sports Mama, Krista Hawkins, are the Athletes of the Day! Tell us about Lexi and Ali’s achievements:  Both girls swam the same day in different cities. Lexi, who is 16, was awarded two first place and two second place finishes…

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Athlete of the Day: Lance Robinson

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day! Lance Robinson, nominated by Sports Mama, Shandra Robinson, is our Athlete of the Day! Tell us about Lance’s achievement:  Lance is a wrestler who has achieved Two-time City Champion, All-Metro, State runner up, Ken Cole Invitational Champion, Louisiana Classic Champion..all in the last 3 seasons. Tell us…

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Athlete of the Day: Madeline Stodgell

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day! Madeline Stodgell, nominated by Sports Dad, Chris Stodgell is our Athlete of the Day! Tell us about Madeline’s achievement:  Maddie has been a dedicated down hill skier since she was 8. During that time, she has qualified and competed in the U14 NY State championships and qualified…

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Athlete of the Day: KC Curry

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day! KC Curry, nominated by Sports Mama, Angela Houghton, is our Athlete of the Day! Tell us about KC’s achievement:  This is KC’s first year wrestling and he never gives up and gives it his all! Tell us about a character trait KC has that you admire: KC…

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