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#576 mards

Posted 31 January 2016 - 12:15 PM

oh twin mum - i hope its OK that I shared that on my page?????? - that just sums it up brilliantly!!
My DD has learnt SOOO much throughout the years - she is a caring/determined/loving teammate - who is always looking out for others.....

BLOODY BRILLIANT!

#577 EssentialBludger

Posted 31 January 2016 - 12:29 PM

Twinmum. I read your post on FB yesterday, so awesome. Exactly how I feel.

Elevenyears, I feel a little bit guilty about the coach poaching from the other club, but they don't have a shortage of good coaches. They will definitely survive it. We wouldn't. Talking to DDs coach last night, our owner was getting really worried she was going to have to tell a whole group of girls that she couldn't provide for them anymore.

A clubs future definitely shouldn't rest on one coaches shoulders, but unfortunately ours does at the moment. We are also in the crappy situation of lacking good programs in the area, or anywhere within a reasonable driving distance.

#578 ElevenYears

Posted 31 January 2016 - 12:49 PM

Don't feel at all guilty!  Your gym has to do what it needs to do to keep the program going.

When my daughter was at the gym whose higher levels collapsed, the head coach left for a job that would save her an hour's commute each way.  Even though it was a disaster for the gym, her decision made sense to all of us.  Why wouldn't you take the job near home?

And for me - well I have four gyms within probably a five kilometre radius of our house, so we had options (although I probably won't move her again.  If this current gym collapses (which doesn't seem likely but you never know) then I am done and she can take up netball!


#579 EssentialBludger

Posted 31 January 2016 - 01:02 PM

Lol! I've spent the last week trying to come up with a plan in the event of a collapse, decided becoming a professional tv binge watcher sounds good. :rofl:

#580 twinmumplus1

Posted 31 January 2016 - 01:05 PM

Is this when I confess I've binge watched 8 seasons of scrubs while the gym has been off?  I am the manager, I have a head coach, with a few underneath.  

No issues with sharing at all :)  My little one is the tall one at the front of the line in the RG leo, and the little one excited out of her mind at 4th in her first ever comp!




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