My seven year old son loves sports. On Saturdays, he wakes up extra early to make it to the local rec center. There he runs drills all morning, and plays games all afternoon. Right now it's hockey. During the summer, they will play baseball. Sports has really become his passion. I love it! I love that he enjoys, and understand sports as well as he does. I love that he is getting the benefit of playing on a team. He's making tons of friends, staying active, and learning valuable lessons he will take into adulthood.Recently he came home and penned a letter to his Coaches. It reminded me of how important a coach is in the life of a young child.Dear Coach,Thank you! Every Saturday I am up at 6am. I eat my food, get dressed, and head to the Rec Center. I run drills, and hang out with my...

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