I’m staying for a second year. I made the decision about 3 weeks ago and the news was shared a few days thereafter, so it’s not quite as momentous as one might think. That said, it hasn’t completely sunk in or become apparent to me. Between the grind at work and family and friend visits.
We’ve all got stories. We have short stories, long stories; stories about fun, folly, freaking out, failing, and finding our ways. It’s probably not too much of a generalization to say that for many of us, there are a select few we carry in our back pockets—they’re stories we’ve polished over many retellings, deliberately meandering.
My name is Cameron Rutledge and I am an advocate for youth development. I believe children are the future. I strongly believe an investment in a better tomorrow starts with the children of today. I’m a recent graduate of Franklin & Marshall College. Originally from Miami, FL, I volunteered in many youth development capacities: coaching.
After a long offseason and much anticipation, the Khayelitsha Primary School Soccer League is back in full force. The 2016 season is officially under way at the CTC Ten Foundation Safe-Hub, and the hopes are high for a solid season and hopefully a few underdog title runs. The Safe-Hub is now the place to be.
My high school crew coach only had two rules for my team. I will never forget his paramount rule: “Always remember the big picture.” I was repeatedly amazed how this one rule was able to create such a disciplined, focused, and unified team. We were not perfect, but thinking about the big picture prevented numerous missteps from a.