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Author: Janie Fryar

Janie is in her 18th season as a coach’s wife. She and Coach live in small-town Texas somewhere between field goals & free throws with their two boys. She is a librarian and secondary English teacher by trade, a sports photographer and writer by trial (and error).

From the Coach's Kid's Mom—He's Waited a Lifetime for This. Please, Show Grace.

From the Coach’s Kid’s Mom—He’s Waited a Lifetime for This. Please, Show Grace.

They’ve eaten hundreds of meals from a concession stand or from a drive-thru after cheering for the boys of the communities they’ve been a part of, while their dad drives the team bus home.

They’ve eaten supper at the table alone with mom, while dad counseled or drove a player home because, in that moment, that player's needs were greater than their own.

My boys have grown up, waiting for the moment they could participate.

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