9/3/2013 5:07 PM
This might be a silly thread, and its possibly just narcissistic to post, but eff it, I'm not one to shy away from a post just for that!

Does anyone kind of keep track of coaches they've mentored? I like to peek in on a few guys that I've helped out from time to time to see how much better than me they are now...

My memory is **** though. I've got some coaches that I think are on my "tree" but I am not sure that they should be (maybe I didn't really mentor them as much as I think, or maybe they already have/had other mentors they consider themselves "branched" from?) and I imagine there could be coaches out there that might be under my limbs that I don't remember.

There are 3 that I can think of off the top of my head that I'd consider branches of my tree.

ethan66 - 948-429 (.688); 1 NC
bakerbarnett - 1704-893 (.656)
fast_eddie - 880-382 (.697)

Like I said, I'm not 100% sure all those guys think the same as me on this, and if there are other coaches that think I'm forgetting about them, please let me know so I can be embarrassed and apologize and then try to remember to notch a branch for you too!

Anyway, I was just curious thinking about this. Anyone else want to share their trees?
9/3/2013 11:28 PM (edited)
I know I have mentored
Toknowpepsi (my son, Adam) 1223-689 (0.640) 2 Championships
TCole 2250-1197 (0.653)
skinzfan36 1846-1003 (0.648)
tarvolon 868-423 (0.672) 1 Championship
coachUCLA, 2693-859 (0.758)
Swany 634-493 (0.653)
PatsRule 799-448 (0.641) 1 Championship
Jaycee55 1702-622 (0.733) 1 Championship


9/3/2013 5:32 PM
It's an honor to be on your list, Dac.  You were a source of great advice when I was starting out.
9/3/2013 7:05 PM
happy to have been and still be mentored by chapel...thanks for all the help!
9/3/2013 9:18 PM
pumphead 2594-1258 (0.673), 3 Championships
benwf 1438-477 (0.751), 3 Championships (now under a different owner)
mduncanhogs 1487-577 (0.720)
pjbrankin 1525-879 (0.634) 
joeykw18 (currently)

9/3/2013 11:52 PM
I dont really have anybody that I have mentored seriously but I am definitely part of girt/dalter's tree.
9/4/2013 1:39 PM (edited)
Hydro, chronic, mids, and the occasional schwag for me.

edit:  Sorry about leaving kush out of it!  I didn't mean to forget.
9/4/2013 2:57 PM
Posted by giles21 on 9/4/2013 1:39:00 PM (view original):
Hydro, chronic, mids, and the occasional schwag for me.

edit:  Sorry about leaving kush out of it!  I didn't mean to forget.
wrong kind of trees bud
9/4/2013 4:08 PM
It is approaching 8 years ago when I started. dogget/woodhouse/dogwood14 helped me when I started, but Alblack56 was truly my mentor for the first year or two.  I have provided help and advice to a lot of new coaches over the years, but I don't know if I was every truly their "Mentor".
9/5/2013 12:27 AM
I don't know if I'd call to many a "tree" from me. I mean, I've had some deep coaching strategy conversations with patsrule, for example. But I wouldn't really call that mentoring. I guess if someone considered themselves a branch it would be up to them, not me.
9/5/2013 4:12 AM
Now I feel all lonely and isolated.  I don't have roots or branches.  Just a trunk I guess...

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