Author Archives: Scott Rosberg


The Most Thankless Job in Sports

The Most Thankless Job in Sports

This summer I was asked by our high school’s girls’ basketball coach to referee some summer scrimmage games they were playing against a couple other schools. While I have done my share of refereeing scrimmages, intramural games, and youth camp games, I am not an official. I am a coach. I have coached for 30+

March 30, 2016: East head coach Jack Doss yells at players during the 2016 McDonald's Boys All American Game at the United Center in Chicago, IL. Patrick Gorski/CSM(Credit Image: © Patrick Gorski/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

There is Power in Your Words

This is the third in this series of posts I have done on the importance of coaches being teachers – not teachers in the sense of having to be classroom teachers, but in the sense that they must learn strategies to teach their players the same way that classroom teachers use strategies to teach their students. To see the previous two