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Shooting and Scoring

By Alan Maher Here in New York State the month of June brings to an end the high school athletic program. The last games are lacrosse and the state finals were played up-state as is the rule. In the third division, which is based on school size, Manhasset High won for the third straight year. […]

Big Kids & Little Kids Together – Priceless

My son called me a few weeks ago about his new season. My grandson was on the team. I went to see them play—what a surprise. Big kids and little kids together. My grandson is playing on a team of kids from the fifth grade to the eighth grade. Try to imagine what was happening […]

Summer Musings

By Alan Maher By the way, This is the only country that has paid coaches, paid by parents, in the world. We have three levels. First we have the team coach, then the personal trainer and finally the special trainer. The special trainer does the hop, skip and jump stuff, or the dragging of players. […]

Alan Maher (Resume)

Alan Mahers articles read like stories that will inspire you to be the best person,coach and parent that you can be. Alan’s Coaching Experience: Huntington High School (Long Island) 2001- present Bellmore JFKHigh School 1996-2001 Coach of the Year 1999 in Massau County Section B Massapequa High School 1987 -1996 Berner High School 1980-1987 Farmingdale […]