How Coaching the Underdog Has Brought Me Joy


Isn’t it amazing to coach the most talented athletes, the ones with raw talent who are ready to work the hardest each and everyday? I mean, who wouldn’t want to coach the best of the best and win, right?


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Pamela discovered gymnastics by happenstance. She was six years old and loved playing around the empty living room in her house. Her mom saw her doing splits and signed her up for a local gymnastics class the following week. After the first class, the teacher told her mother to send her to a “real” gymnastics club - and so it began. Pamela reached the national level in high school and continued her endeavors as a scholarship gymnast at a Division I university. After college, Pamela continued...Read more