The person who has inspired me my whole life is my Mom, because she taught me commitment. She sacrificed.
Each group and each youngster is different. As a leader or coach, you get to know what they need.
I think some parents now look at a youngster failing as the final thing. It's a process, and failure is part of the process. I would like it if the teacher and the parents would connect more. I think that used to be, but we're losing a little bit of that right now.
To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless.
It's always an honor to be ranked high, but whatever is said about you, you take it and then take a realistic look at yourself and who you are.
When I was in sixth grade, I wanted to become a priest.