Matt R. Council

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Coaching youth sports can be as challenging as it is rewarding. For the last seven years I've had the opportunity to be involved with an elite baseball club, the North Shore Twins. As an assistant coach, I've worked extensively with our 16U Junior Twins team passing along lessons and knowledge to kids with huge goals and aspirations. It's allowed me to stay involved in something I'm passionate about and has provided an opportunity to give back to a community that played such a large role in my more impressionable years. But, I've gotten so much more out of the experience than I ever could have hoped. Done selflessly, coaching molds better leaders, developing tools and characteristics transferable to the workplace. Each year I've become a better coach and a better leader. Here’s what I've learned from the kids year after year.

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