It’s imperative that we not allow parents to stress financially
We caught up with Firecrackers President Tony Rico at the 2018 Colorado Sparkler. He’s in the process of making changes in his organization that he hopes will help the sport of softball in the future. One of his objectives is to make it less expensive for families to showcase and develop their kid s.
For many parents, that will come as a great relief at a time when many organizations are asking for more money. Here’s why he and some of his colleagues are moving in that direction.
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As the coach of the Firecrackers and the leader of the organization, Tony Rico has seen all levels of coaching and playing around the country.
Softball Nation asked him, “What advice would you give to coaches?” His answers touched on some of the realities of the game with girls getting older, smarter and becoming experts in the game.
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We talked to Firecrackers Softball Coach Tony Rico at the exclusive Firecrackers Combine at the Triple Crown Sports Colorado Sparkler. He told us his advice to players and parents on handling the pressures and emotions of the college recruiting process.