An Interview With Edgar- Sueyen
Friday night lights are exciting and memorable, especially from the stands. But we never know what truly happens behind the scenes in preparation. No one person can win a game, and no one person can carry a team. As far as coaching goes, Coach Edgar (head coach) believes that football is more than just pads and helmets. His goal through each and every practice or game is to help shape the boys into responsible and model men. Being able to have an effect on the type of person they can become is something he takes advantage of, however he can’t do it himself. Edgar puts a tremendous amount of trust and faith in his coaching staff. He believes that they have just as much to do with the success of the team and the boys as individuals as he does. Coaching is about being able to impact the lives of these boys in a positive way, and watching them grow and accomplish great things. For a lot of the players, Quindrelin Hammonds for example, College offers have been rolling in. Though nothing is ever perfect, Edgar and his staff do as much as they can to fight off the adversity and doubt that may come. Uplifting the boys and keeping them focused is something they do not let go of. Football season is something that the boys and coaches dedicated a lot of their life to. Starting on Sundays where the previous game is reviewed for improvements, leading into Monday where the week is mapped out. Tuesdays and Wednesdays are the hard hitting days where the boys are at it all practice. Thursdays are walk through days in order to prepare the upcoming games on Friday nights. This sport is something that shapes the lives of not only the players but the coaches. Giving each of them a purpose, a support system, most importantly a family. A family who fights for each other every Friday night out on the field. The family who will never stop fighting.