The game of baseball serves a dual purpose. Not only is it a fantastic sport, but the game also serves as an educational tool for all involved. Baseball is a difficult game. Life is full of challenges and lessons. It is how you combine the lessons learned that gives you a positive outcome. Both baseball and life require many of the same qualities necessary to succeed such as teamwork, problem solving, patience, sacrifices, dedication, and perseverance. In the game of baseball, the player fails 70% of the time and ironically, with a 30% success rate, the player is considered a Hall of Famer. Learning to persevere through such a high failure rate is what separates the extraordinary from the ordinary. It is up to the coach to teach this valuable lesson. Being positive and bringing out the best in each player is essential in doing so. As a coach, I take a personal interest in developing each player to be their best, just like a teacher makes their students shine. I strive to keep players focused on the process rather then the outcome. I teach players that attitude is everything and hustling gets you far.