Category: Coaching swimming


When I walked into the pool area yesterday, one of my swimmers was waiting for me. She looked up at me with doleful eyes. The corners of her mouth were turned down. Way down. “What’s wrong?” I asked, crouching down to talk with her.… Continue Reading “Change”

Coaching Imogene Herdman

Yesterday I made a girl cry. The head coach told me, “You did the right thing.” When I told the story to one of my sons, he said the same thing. “That was the right decision,” he said. Still, I went to sleep thinking… Continue Reading “Coaching Imogene Herdman”