Do you widen home plate?

John Scolinos Disclaimer: I didn't write this. What you're about to read is a copy of something a friend shared with me. If you're a parent, grandparent, teacher, or coach you should take a minute and consider the message. In Nashville, Tennessee, during the first week of January, 1996, more than 4,000 baseball coaches descended... Continue Reading →

The argument for Adventure

I'll be the first to admit I'm competitive. I believe to succeed in life you have to play offense and play to win. I'll come back to my definition of winning in a bit. Excuses are like kryptonite to the everyday man and woman. When allowed - they cripple us. They rob us of our... Continue Reading →


906 Adventure Team released an updated and redesigned website last night. If you're a parent, grandparent or someone who knows of kids looking for a group check out the site. We'll be rolling out three After School Bike Clubs, Adventure Bike Club (summer program). For competitive kids who like to go fast we have Youth... Continue Reading →


I received a hand written letter last fall. Who the hell writes hand written letters anymore? Matthew O'Meara, that's who. Matt is in his mid-30's, married with two kids and working for a small bank somewhere in Wisconsin. He's one of us. A regular guy, husband, dad, friend, community member... He didn't say this but... Continue Reading →


I've been taking my oldest son, Gavin, to the gym since the beginning of November. He's 13-years old. He loves basketball but he's undersized at 4'11". He's also under-powered. Truth is he's never been a big fan of anything resembling hard work. His aspirations are aggressive: Become a starter, play college ball at MSU and... Continue Reading →


It has taken close to 43-years but I finally figured out what I'm passionate about. Significant things happened along the way. Some of them I talk about and some of them I don't. Fatherhood and the corresponding responsibility of mentoring children prompted many changes in life. Leaving the stability of a very good corporate role... Continue Reading →

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