By Janis B. Meredith
I have a dream that in youth sports, every kid who wants to play will find a team, a league that offers him that opportunity.
I have a dream that parents would let kids be kids and have fun playing sports, especially when they are young.
I have a dream that kids would learn from youth sports that there are some things worth fighting for and that fighting for them makes you a stronger person.
I have a dream that kids playing sports would know the unconditional love and support of their parents, win or lose.
I have a dream that kids in youth sports would learn what it means to be part of a team, to work together with others.
I have a dream that kids in youth sports would learn how to rise above mistakes and become better because of them.
I have a dream that parents would not push their kids to fulfill the parent’s own personal desires, but that parents would listen to the kids’ dreams and passions.
I have a dream that parents, coaches, and athletes would understand that youth sports is fun and may even open doors for the future, but that there is nothing more important than what an athlete becomes in the process.
Koach Karl’s Dream:
There are some dreams worth fighting for because: