Since my last blog, where I shared my disappointment in not being invited to the summer evaluation officiating program, I made a commitment to refocus my energy on other things. After all, life is more than just basketball, right? (There, I said it!)
I decided to re-engage with tennis, a sport that I loved as a youth, but have not played in decades. In doing so, I discovered that not only do I still LOVE the sport, but I have an opportunity to expand my momsTEAM perspective beyond officiating and sport parenthood. With tennis, the officiating hat is off, and replaced with that of a player on a doubles team, as well as a player being coached.
Here are some of the insights I have gained so far:
After the disappointment of not being invited to the summer evaluation program, a high school basketball official refocuses her energy on tennis, a sport that she loved as a youth, but had not played in decades, and gains a new insight into youth sports on a different court.