IHSAA Student-Athlete Tip of the Week (12-9-13)
“Promoting education-based athletics in Indiana.”
Have you been told by a coach that you must wait your turn? Do you understand the meaning and why a coach might tell you this?
Most athletes aren’t ready physically or mentally to compete at the varsity level when they are 9th or 10th graders. Playing freshmen and junior varsity sports gives you a chance to develop your skills and learn how to play within your coach’s system.
Waiting your turn doesn’t mean that you will never be good enough. Time has a way of taking care of this problem if you show patience, work hard, and continue to improve. Be ready when you no longer have to wait your turn!