| O-T Lounge|| re: Parents of the OT. Select or Traveling Squads. - Cuz413 on 7/30/14 at 6:48 pm|
[quote]Also, look up Ryan Theriot's opinion of select and tournament teams - he deplores them[/quote]
Is that why Riot Baseball is a sub program of Traction CSE? ~$2500 to play there....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is the threat from Global Warming and Water Shortages real - Cuz413 on 7/25/14 at 9:02 am|
[quote]Brawndo has what a body craves.[/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| re: Thoughts on AAU teams raising money - Cuz413 on 7/23/14 at 8:25 am|
[quote]It is pathetic how much parents fool themselves into thinking these USSSA, AAU, etc., programs are important.[/quote]
As opposed to what? Playing rec ball?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Parents of the OT. Select or Traveling Squads. - Cuz413 on 7/16/14 at 3:29 pm|
Get in that Legendz program....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Brandon Harris, most hype for QB since RP? - Cuz413 on 7/16/14 at 11:54 am|
Before seeing where he would fit into the offense, [b]Russell Shepard[/b] was the most hyped. Esp after seeing Lee in his frosh year with JJ as back up/ eventual starter....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Parents of the OT. Select or Traveling Squads. - Cuz413 on 7/16/14 at 9:54 am|
[quote]I coached Rec ball this year.I was the only coach on the team and my kid did not play on the team. I wanted to give those kids all a fair shot at positions from a coach that didn't have a kid on the team. Half the team was parents that just wanted to get their kid out of the house and i had n...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Parents of the OT. Select or Traveling Squads. - Cuz413 on 7/16/14 at 9:09 am|
[quote]And I can't stand when parents play Little Jon walk up music for their 7 year olds.[/quote]
Same here. I'm thankful it's more prevalent in other states than in La....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Parents of the OT. Select or Traveling Squads. - Cuz413 on 7/16/14 at 8:11 am|
So I pay about $850 or so a year for my 8 year old girl to dance. $120 for her to play rec soccer
I paid about the same for my 10 year old son to play travel baseball (this includes uniforms, equipment, a couple of hotel stays and gas). And contrary to the know it alls on this board, he has told ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Youth Coaches - Cutting a Player - Cuz413 on 7/15/14 at 11:45 am|
[quote]Two of these kids have parents that I am friends with outside of the team (at school and in the neighborhood). Any advice on how to handle this? Have any OT coaches been through this? Any chance we stay friends or will I be dead to them?[/quote]
So how did this turn out?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Visiting the USS Alabama - Cuz413 on 7/15/14 at 11:40 am|
Thanks for the replies. We had some time to kill heading out to Destin on the 5th and stopped by to walk around in the park. My kids were wowed by the artillery aircraft and tanks. I was also able to explain to them what a "memorial" is and why it's there.
We also visited the Eglin Armory Museum ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Visiting the USS Alabama - Cuz413 on 7/3/14 at 8:17 pm|
Thanks for the replies. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Visiting the USS Alabama - Cuz413 on 7/3/14 at 1:51 pm|
I'll have a little extra time heading out to Florida this weekend and was thinking of stopping by the park to let my kids see the planes, jets, tanks, etc. Is there a fee to park? Are there additional fees to just walk around the grounds and take pictures?
| O-T Lounge|| re: Youth Coaches - Cutting a Player - Cuz413 on 6/17/14 at 11:40 am|
[quote]Suck it. Your child won't play pros just because he's more athletic than mine at age 9.[/quote]
I highly doubt my kid will play in the pros, brah. :lol:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Youth Coaches - Cutting a Player - Cuz413 on 6/16/14 at 12:18 pm|
Also, my kid was not extended an offer to play for a travel team last year. It stung a little since I coached a few of the kids who did make the team and knew my kid was better. What did I tell him? If you want to play at a higher level with other kids who can play baseball we will have to work hard...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Youth Coaches - Cutting a Player - Cuz413 on 6/16/14 at 12:07 pm|
One poster has already laid out the plan. You need to have other coaches or someone to tied to the team to provide their reasons as well as your own.
I would still like to know the age of this team. Especially if you are going from coaches pitch to kids pitch. Assuming you're going to be AAA or M...
| More Sports Board|| re: Travel teams eroding community baseball - Cuz413 on 6/2/14 at 7:15 am|
[quote]the lack of fundamentals in both (rec and travel) settings. [/quote]
This is true as well. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Travel teams eroding community baseball - Cuz413 on 6/2/14 at 7:07 am|
If you're going the rec league way, you might want to consider playing in the Gonzales league. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Travel teams eroding community baseball - Cuz413 on 6/2/14 at 6:19 am|
[quote]Parish ball in ascension is almost a waste of time IMO[/quote]
Yep. That's one of the many reasons why my kid is playing travel ball. Another is with a team of 12 kids, I would have 6-7 show up for every practice. It's hard to teach a kid baseball when the parents don't bring them to pra...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Dallas/Grand Prairie area question - Cuz413 on 5/31/14 at 7:38 pm|
Don't be surprised if a lot of the better hotels are booked by now. I know a few teams booked back in Feb.
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: For the baseball fans ... - Cuz413 on 2/18/14 at 4:52 pm|
Wade went to Bama. Would have committed to LSU if he was offered....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Does anyone use a jump rope anymore? - Cuz413 on 2/16/14 at 3:11 pm|
I do. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Growth Hormone Treatments (for kids, not to get swole) - Cuz413 on 1/28/14 at 5:47 pm|
There are side effects of GH, such as anger issues which he has always had. He's got ADHD and anxiety issues as well. Kid can't seem to catch a break. He was born with the umbilical cord wrapped around his neck. Sometimes I wonder if he had a loss of blood flow to his ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Growth Hormone Treatments (for kids, not to get swole) - Cuz413 on 1/28/14 at 5:14 pm|
Thanks. We've been seeing the same endocrinologist for 3 years now. He says his growth plates and GH is in the normal range it just keeps getting more and more delayed.
He's got esteem issues as well but swears his size is a not a problem. He mentions his size in other conversations so we know i...
| O-T Lounge|| Growth Hormone Treatments (for kids, not to get swole) - Cuz413 on 1/28/14 at 4:33 pm|
Has anyone here put their child on growth hormones? The endocrinologist has suggested we should consider growth hormone treatments for our son who is about 3 years delayed in growing. He's 11 and is smaller than our 9 year old and about the same size as our 7 year old girl. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: honest Flatbill question...do you own one. - Cuz413 on 1/18/14 at 2:41 pm|
I now own one since it is what the kids wanted for our baseball team. Still flexed mine so it isn't flat....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Miles needs a Payraise?? - Cuz413 on 1/17/14 at 6:38 am|
What are the salaries of the coordinators on those coaches staff paid? Miles will soon have million dollar coordinators on both sides of the ball. That has to factor into the pay for a head coach. If HC is involved in play calling to a point where he is basically a coordinator that should factor int...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Ad campaigns that need to go away. - Cuz413 on 1/13/14 at 8:58 pm|
This right here. F Scott Bailey Enterprises....
| More Sports Board|| re: 49er fan check-in - Cuz413 on 1/13/14 at 8:44 pm|
Checking in. Some of the analysts were saying they liked the niners because they established the run against a better front 7 with Carolina as opposed to Seattle. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: OT Youth League Coaches: how do you handle kids missing practice due to parents? - Cuz413 on 1/3/14 at 7:21 pm|
I asked the parents for permission to share their contact info for this reason. They will ask other parents to bring their kids if necessary. Rec teams are a bit different than developmental/ travel teams. Most parents are paying good money for the travel teams and if the kids are late there's usual...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: What's the best Zapp's Chip flavor? - Cuz413 on 12/31/13 at 9:54 pm|
LiIted time flavor Baby Back Ribs....