Review Your Life Game Film

“Dad, why are you rewatching your old game?” This was a sincere question from my 9-year-old as my husband reviewed the film from the day before. She honestly assumed the answer was to see where the refs messed up. But my husband’s response was simple. “To get better.” Like a … Read More

Trusting God During Moving Season

As a coach’s wife, I never wanted to move, but we needed to go wherever the job was. I eventually ended up loving each new place so much that I wouldn’t mind it becoming our forever home. That was never more true than in the last place we lived. We … Read More

Survive Recruiting Trips

When our boys were younger, Ordell would pack up and hit the recruiting trail as soon as the football season was over. His time away wasn’t terribly long. However, it often ran right into the holidays. The football season is difficult for young coaches’ kids. Adding overnight recruiting trips on … Read More

5 Important Things Coaches’ Wives Should Know

It’s job transition season! This is by far the hardest time of year for coaching families for many reasons, but for me, the brutal part of this time of year is that this is when it hits home that football is a business. Even when you feel like you work … Read More

Dear Coaches’ Wives it’s Not Fair; Have Faith Anyway

It’s the season when job transitions are starting. It’s different every year, and more and more it seems that coaches’ months of stability are now reduced to weeks. Soon, somewhere in the country will start those dreaded conversations are going to start. It doesn’t matter that the team was plagued … Read More