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I believe in FUN!

I have been scouring over my website, making changes as I consolidate pages to keep it simple.   One statement struck a cord within my philosophy of coaching– I BELIEVE IN FUN! But do I? This week, winter track has … Continue reading

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Rest and Recovery

This week I have been bombarded about chatter associated with rest, recovery and even sitting still. I wanted to respond by sharing that I have accepted a 'challenge' to be still and do nothing for five minutes a day for … Continue reading

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Cha-cha-changes!

YES! Changes are coming to MSJ Athletics & MSJ 4 Her Multi-Sport. My goals and objectives are still focusing on providing the best possible training and coaching for my athletes, but I am working on several plans and creating more … Continue reading

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Thirty Years As a Lifeguard

Yesterday, I was doing some reflecting and I realized that I have been an active lifeguard for 30 years.   I remember getting a phone call from Tuscarora Inn, informing me that if I was to acquire my lifeguard certification … Continue reading

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Training in the Off-season

At the end of the field hockey season, I encouraged my team to stay active throughout the year. There are some who play a sport in other seasons, and take the break between the sports and others who literally sit … Continue reading

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My field hockey team plays Nauset today…….

We play Nauset today…. For their homecoming…. It's our fourth game of the season. As I write this. I have butterflies in my stomach. Not as many as our first game and home opener, or as flurried as the week … Continue reading

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Summer is Wrapping Up……

Reflecting back, I wonder where summer went. Honestly. It was a great summer. Daily trips to the beach, work with a camp as their in-house lifeguard, swim lessons galore, and I was complaining about the sand in my shoes, shorts … Continue reading

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Fancy Little Water Toys……

Toys. Yes, I said it…..TOYS. The various floating devices that children are using to assist in swimming. It is classified as a TOY, unless it is certified as a tool by the United States Coast Guard as buoyancy equipment that … Continue reading

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Lightning Safety

Summer is now in full swing, with heat advisories and random thunderstorms. Lightning is a pretty cool event to observe, but it can also be pretty scary, especially if on or around the water. It is pretty simple what to … Continue reading

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Deep Water Fun!

Meet some of the ladies in my AquaFit classes at the Gleason Family YMCA, in Wareham, MA. This photo was taken Wednesday, after we took our floatations belts off and were stretching in the deep water with noodles. Needless to … Continue reading

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