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Author: Lauren Tygard

Lauren is the wife of Blackman High School Head Coach Chandler Tygard in Murfreesboro. They have two little boys, Camp (5) and Barrett (1). 2021 will make year 12 for Lauren in the coaching world. In their journey, they have been to 8 schools - everything from the SEC to DII to High School. There is absolutely nothing easy about being a coach's wife but there is absolutely nothing better either!

The Football Field Has Saved Me

It’s here I’ve grieved the loss of a best friend and fellow football coach.

It’s here I’ve watched teams rally together and beat teams they had no business beating. I watched them show heart and courage that inspires me to be better.

It’s here I’ve celebrated being engaged.

It’s here I've gotten my first look at wedding photos in an unexpected email.

It’s here I’ve learned how to cook from my tribe of coaches wives.

It’s here I’ve cried on the shoulders of friends, family, my tribe, and coach friends for the loss of my grandparents.

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