Coaching

Why The Rio Doping Issue Matters

Doping has become a far too common topic every time a major sporting event comes up.  In fact, it's become so much a part of sports that almost every incredible performance is accompanied by some doubt about doping.  There will always be those who cheat, and always be those who advocate for an 'anything goes'… Continue reading Why The Rio Doping Issue Matters

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Coaching

A Nation’s Pride: 1976 and State-Sponsored Doping

I must confess I haven't had the opportunity to watch the apparently excellent "The Last Gold" documentary about the 1976 women's US Olympic Team as they battled the overpowering but doped East German women. But having been a competitive swimmer back then, I am very familiar with the story and the emotions.  That the US… Continue reading A Nation’s Pride: 1976 and State-Sponsored Doping