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Author: Lauren Bennett

Lauren is married to her high school sweetheart who is also a head high school baseball coach. Their two kids have grown up at the ball field and are falling in love with the game themselves. Large quantities of coffee and chocolate keep her going.

day in the life of a coachs wife

A Day in the Life of a Coach’s Wife: Balancing Work, Mom Life, and Game Day

One thing that we’ve learned through the years on Friday Night Wives is that every coaching family represented is striving to do their best to support their spouses. We’ve also discovered that outside observers often have grandiose ideas of what actually goes on under the roofs of a coach’s home.  If you’re wondering why your …

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I See You, Coach

I see you when you can’t tear your eyes away from your phone
due to the twenty different conversations you’re having with players, parents, school officials.

I see the hurt in your eyes when the first word our one-year-old
son says to you is bye-bye because he’s so used to you leaving.

I see the base running handbooks discarded on the couch that
you pore over after we go to sleep.

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