Forwarded from SF Chronicle:
The athletic director at Saint John’s School has very high standards for parent coaches: They must have a pulse. He has voluntold me into basketball, baseball, cross-country and our current sport: futbol. I did ask him once, “When did we run out of straight fathers?”
I have no qualifications. Back at St. Anthony of Padua in South Ozone Park, I avoided all organized sports until Brother X signed me up for the bowling league, in which I never once scored higher than 57, and at the award banquet, they handed me the “League’s Worst Bowler” trophy.
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