Even for the best, coaching wouldn't be referred to as "easy" -- and many would argue that it's grown tougher as time commitment, financial need and parental influence all have increased.
And yet, there are thousands who every year continue to lead our programs. The Bay City Times' Cory Butzin recently explained some of the reasons why in his three-part series, "Called to Coach."
Below are links to all three parts:
Part 1: Teaching young athletes is a high school coach's biggest reward
Part 2: High school coaches put in the time
Part 3: Support on the home front is crucial for a high school coach