“can do” attitude inspires the players and the parents alike. No matter what the situation, Jerry maintains
a positive outlook. He is a highly requested coach that the parents regularly
want to teach their children. He maintains
not just the highest standards of teaching the game but also maintains coaching
as a fundamentals approach—the players need to know the skills of the game and
can excel in those. Jerry assures that
those skills are conveyed to the players.
Players, in turn, like his positive approach to their skills training
and the reinforcement that he gives. One
of his regular approaches is, during hot-weather practices and games; he makes
sure that “Popsicles” are available to the kids. He gives selflessly to them.