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When I first started coaching, I knew nothing.
I thought I knew a lot…But I didn’t.
It was even worse than that though.
I was 23 years old and I inherited a wrestling program with eight kids on the roster, no commitment, a wrestling mat from 1980 (it was 2002 at the time!), singlets from around that same time. It was a sad state of affairs.
My first year was rough.
We had no culture, kids quit (which hurts even more when you’re only starting with eight of them), you could hear crickets in the gym at our matches (if I listened carefully enough, I'm pretty sure I heard them laughing).
I also had a rude awakening. I didn’t know nearly as much as I thought I did. It was embarrassing. It was frustrating.Continue reading