Cole Cundiff is just one of those players you love to have on your team. This student athlete always works hard in practice, sponges up information, and is eager to learn new technique. Cole was recruited to play for the Indiana Select 6th grade tournament team. When we got the group together he stood out because of his size. He is 6' tall and weighs 160 pounds. This is unusual for this age group and I immediately walked to him and asked his age.
"How old were you on 8/1/2018 son?", I asked.
He was confident and looked me in the eyes, "I was 12 and I am in the 6th grade coach".
Cole Cundiff: Sporting his Indiana Select Jersey
Cole is a very personable young man and I was impressed with him when he approached me before a practice. He said, "Hi Coach Cole. My name is Cole Cundiff", (Cundiff, 2018).
I quickly replied, "I know exactly who you are and you have the right name" (Coach Cole, 2018).
Then this "Hugemongus" player smiled and got my joke about names with no explanation. For the record Hugemongus is not a word in the dictionary but the only word I have found in my vocabulary that describes some of the players on this team.
Cole is not all about sports and like to play Fortnite like the best of them. He also wants to build drones for the military and wouldn't mind being in the NFL one day. Cundiff loves his sports, but never forgets to give back to those less fortunate. He likes to help out with the special needs children when possible and likes working with younger children as well. He is a well rounded student athlete with county records in the shot-put and a focus on putting grades on top of his priority list. We played the Naptown Classic Tournament at Cathedral High School and Cardinal Ritter this weekend, which are both Catholic Schools. This weekends practice will be held at Roncalli high school and this must have been in gods plan, because the Cundiff family are proud Catholics.
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Tysen Smith has a physical prowess and stands 6' tall and has plenty of room to grow. Smith is 12 years old, this young 7th grader plays both football and basketball for his middle school. To give you an idea of the dexterity of this student athlete, he dribbles the ball like a point guard, but plays in the post where size does matter. Smith has handles and will cross you up & break your ankles on the court. When you see him take the field and pad up; the demeanor changes and he becomes a one stop shop for highlights. He is a player to watch develop and a strong mid-west talent.Add a comment
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USA Select NYFL, setting the bar for the highest level of youth football outside of High School Varsity. All players must have a State issued Identification Card to participate.
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Military Dependent ID Card or Valid U.S. Passport are also accepted as proof of identity and age.
USA SELECT YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE- Is the only league in the nation with a designated television outlet. This is just the beginning and this continues to build momentum.Add a comment
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Why do I coach youth football?
That is a great question and to be quite honest it changes depending on my mood. The picture below shows my "All Pro Dads" in Canton Ohio 2018. This group of Dads/coaches were yet another reason I like to coach. The group was not only composed of monster athletes, but these dads appreciated the fact that I listened to their suggestions. This is a part of my philosophy of coaching.Add a comment