Friday Night Wives Blog

To Our Basketball Sons, On Senior Night

To Our Basketball Sons, On Senior Night

You’ll miss the squeak of your sneakers on the court, the way your practice jersey smells by Wednesday, the unique taste of your sweat from the free-throw line. You’ll miss...

To Our Basketball Sons, On Senior Night

You’ll miss the squeak of your sneakers on the court, the way your practice jersey smells by Wednesday, the unique taste of your sweat from the free-throw line. You’ll miss...

At What Point Do Youth Sports Become A False Idol?

At What Point Do Youth Sports Become A False Idol?

As a coach's wife, naturally one is immersed within the team culture.    Whether passively or actively, we are all enmeshed within the idiosyncrasies of teams early on. As such,...

At What Point Do Youth Sports Become A False Idol?

As a coach's wife, naturally one is immersed within the team culture.    Whether passively or actively, we are all enmeshed within the idiosyncrasies of teams early on. As such,...

For Love of the Game ... and For the Wife Not Feeling It

For Love of the Game ... and For the Wife Not F...

When I was a kid, nothing could bore me like baseball. Sure, I played t-ball and coach-pitch like many kids do, but more often than not, you would see me...

For Love of the Game ... and For the Wife Not F...

When I was a kid, nothing could bore me like baseball. Sure, I played t-ball and coach-pitch like many kids do, but more often than not, you would see me...

Real Life Applications for Coach’s Lessons

Real Life Applications for Coach’s Lessons

For twenty years, I have been dealing with my husband trying to "coach" me through life's ups and downs. I used to find it incredibly annoying, mostly because he always...

Real Life Applications for Coach’s Lessons

For twenty years, I have been dealing with my husband trying to "coach" me through life's ups and downs. I used to find it incredibly annoying, mostly because he always...

Behind the Firing: Tips for the Wife on the Move Again

Behind the Firing: Tips for the Wife on the Mov...

It's the same story, a different day. You and your coach have discussed this during pillow talk, but it becomes real when the local news pushes it out. The head...

Behind the Firing: Tips for the Wife on the Mov...

It's the same story, a different day. You and your coach have discussed this during pillow talk, but it becomes real when the local news pushes it out. The head...

Off-Season Lessons

Off-Season Lessons

Being a coaching family, my greatest pride is raising the coach's kids! I love watching them experience game days and love watching their relationships with the team, but what I...

Off-Season Lessons

Being a coaching family, my greatest pride is raising the coach's kids! I love watching them experience game days and love watching their relationships with the team, but what I...

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  • Friday Feature: Kelli Staggs

    Friday Feature: Kelli Staggs

    My coach and I have been married for 17 years! He was a grad assistant in the SEC when we got married. Since then, we have worked up from DII...

    Friday Feature: Kelli Staggs

    My coach and I have been married for 17 years! He was a grad assistant in the SEC when we got married. Since then, we have worked up from DII...

  • Friday Feature: Hannah Richard

    Friday Feature: Hannah Richard

    This is my first official football season as a coach’s wife. But I’ve been practicing for this role for 22 years. Before I was a coach’s wife, I was “The...

    Friday Feature: Hannah Richard

    This is my first official football season as a coach’s wife. But I’ve been practicing for this role for 22 years. Before I was a coach’s wife, I was “The...

  • Friday Feature: Casey Fares

    Friday Feature: Casey Fares

    Football coaches wife for 20 years. Met in junior high, started dating at 18, and the rest is history. Two kids, boy (1.5) and girl (6 yrs). Hubby has been...

    Friday Feature: Casey Fares

    Football coaches wife for 20 years. Met in junior high, started dating at 18, and the rest is history. Two kids, boy (1.5) and girl (6 yrs). Hubby has been...

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