“Teamwork makes the dream work,” right? Well, a huge part of being a member of a successful team and working together is being there for your teammates no matter what setback may come. A major factor in keeping a team going is the support and motivation each member gives to one another. Of course there are several important lessons we all learn from being on a team, but to me, this is one lesson that is so vital to an outstanding team. It is one that can be forgotten when we get wrapped up in everything else going on in our lives.
|Haydenettes celebrated great program debuts at the Boston Synchro Classic|
Teammates Jordan, Samm, &
me after our 1st competition with the Haydenettes
Your teammates are the people that will be in your life for a long time and hopefully will still remain equally important to you after you retire as a competitive skater. I am sure that we will all face many more setbacks, but knowing that my teammates have my back gives me peace of mind and allows me to enjoy the sport even more than I already do. Appreciate and be thankful for your amazing teammates. You wouldn't be there with them if you didn't love what you do, and all of the dedicated coaches who also love the sport would not put you on their team if they didn't believe in you one hundred percent. Be there for yourselves and for your teammates always.
On a quick side note, I would like to congratulate all those who qualified for the U.S.Synchronized Skating Championships over the last few weeks and wish the best of luck to those who are competing at the New England Challenge Cup for the Junior World Team selection.
See you all soon!