The lessons taken from the football field and brought to everyday life. Specifically, being disciplined, motivated, and accountable, being able to handle criticism, and being able to get up after being knocked down, both literally and figuratively.
Our team of former collegiate athletes from Division III, Gettysburg College, have played on both winning and losing teams throughout our careers. We have experienced the different ways that coaches interact with players and go about inspiring them. If we learned one thing from our athletic experiences, it’s that we know what players want from… Read More »
No matter the sport or the level of competition, injuries are not fun to experience. Injuries completely disrupt an athlete’s life and never happen at convenient times. Football players tend to experience injuries multiple times a season, especially at the collegiate or professional levels. Football players have become accustomed to playing through the pain and… Read More »
Practicing without a specific goal in mind is as useless as not practicing at all. Athletes need to put all of their focus into their craft and deliberately make efforts to get better at whatever it is they are doing. In my experience as a collegiate athlete at Gettysburg College, this holds true both on… Read More »