If you've ever had a bad experience in youth sports and/or youth leaders, please join my group ERV. That is the name of the youth football team in my small town that kicked my 10 year old son off the team 3 weeks into the season for his first "unsportsmanlike" offense. He slammed the ball down in the second game because he wanted a touchdown. He was not allowed to learn from this, he was just kicked out.
Scot Whaley to Tammy Leavitt Hey Coach: Preston (#19) now plays for the Texas School Of Football Vikings (5th Grade). The league is run by Nate Newton and Deon Sanders. We won 53-7 in our first game this past Saturday (2/26/11). Here is a link. Preston had a long INT TD run shown at the end of this link. It was called back though for a clip. He also had a long TD run on a sweep. I am sold on the wedge now.
I mean as far as coaches and board members and discipline procedures. Can they say they will bench a kid for poor sportsmanship, but kick him off the team instead, so their kid gets more play time? And if not, what is stopping them from doing this? ... Continue reading »