Inspiration from Helen Maroulis

Last month I watched Helen Maroulis become the first US woman to capture an Olympic gold medal in women’s freestyle wrestling. Maroulis pulled off an incredible upset by soundly defeating Japan’s Saori Yoshida. Yoshida arrived in Rio as the most decorated athlete in freestyle wrestling history. She had already won three Olympic gold medals and […]

Inspiration from Morolake Akinosun

As a coach, I always tell my athletes to dream big and aim high. There’s no point (or value) in setting low expectations for yourself. Instead, it’s important that you hold yourself to a high standard. You essentially commit yourself to greatness. It’s almost like signing a contract to yourself that says you’ll do whatever […]