Art Blegen: Writer of Chapter Books for Young Readers

Art Blegen

The Joy of Coaching

It started out like most youth sports coaching stories: I took my son to sign up for his first baseball team and offered to help as an assistant coach. The next I knew they drafted me to be a head coach. I hadn’t played baseball since I was a child myself, and didn’t have a clue what I was doing, but it was for the kids, so I decided to give it a try.