Ryan Gareis, former University of South Carolina standout and current forward for the Houston Dash in the National Women’s Soccer League, on bringing energy, enthusiasm and a team-first mentality at all times
Valerie Arioto, former Pac-12 Player of the Year and Team USA Softball standout, on being a team player, performing at your best, the importance of playing a variety of sports during childhood, and more
Amanda Dowdy, professional beach volleyball player and former Texas Tech standout, shares a key moment in her youth sports journey that ignited her confidence and showcased the influence of a caring coach
Six-time All-Star Joey Votto embraces the ups and downs of competing and the perseverance required in the pursuit of improvement, all-important messages for today’s youth to lean on when their seasons resume
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