[caption id="attachment_2690" align="alignleft" width="231" caption="January, 2015 \"Poem of the Month\""][/caption] "Dreamers" The rigors of this life is known to shrink kids, As they linger it triggers the dreamer to think big. ...
Have a great month! Remember you can follow me on twitter @CoachToddBates for weekly inspirational quotes and messages. “Fight Back” When it’s tight and the competition is splitting hairs, One must fight and have one mission…getting there. Multiple individuals but a single mind, We don’t walk between the lines and tough is how our team [ Read More ]
Have a great month! “Unattainable” It’s that thing that you think you need to have, You reach for keeps, but it exceeds your grasp. Success…you want her so bad her scent makes you dance, But people only give you one percent of a chance. Get acquainted with toughness when things don’t go right. Every [ Read More ]
Have a great month! “Pointing At a Plane” One chance to advance, One shot’s all you’ve got, This is it…like it or not. Make the most of your post, Pay attention take notes, And if there is an election you’ll get all the votes. Why are you just sitting there when you’re anointed in the [ Read More ]
Have a great month! “Sow and Grow” Ask the farmer, there is no such thing as speed seeds. Good works has its perks, but bad choices impede deeds. Just as the worker goes to lunch when he knows its noon, It takes days of sun rays and water before roses bloom. This road is hard, [ Read More ]
Have a great month! “A Handshake Away” Everybody saying nope, The world provides a way to cope. Then you get a ray of hope, Gotta keep swinging can’t stay on ropes Have to learn how to play the slopes. One can go from soar to shock, One day you’re on top then doors are locked. [ Read More ]
The 2014 Todd Bates Football Skills Camp will be held June 7th at the City Football Field in Heflin, Alabama. I am excited to continue my partnership with the Heflin Recreation Center. The 8th Annual Camp will be held for ages 6-13 and it is FREE. To sign up or find out more information please [ Read More ]
December, 2014 "Poem of the Month" Merry Christmas and I hope you have a great month! "Trust in His Promise" Your voice is like music and your lyrics bother none, Let me be ...
It's November! I hope your month is off to a great start. Please take a moment and read this month's "Poem of the Month" at www.toddbates.org titled, "Cup of Inspiration" ...
TheBamaWay "The Bama Way: Profiles of Champions" pre-order your copy today! I co-authored this book with two great men Scott Lynch and Scott Haugen! The book is about players from each ...
#1 and #2 go down and Bama is again chasing the crown!!! In the midst of the excitement of the football and holiday season Legendary Sports Artist Daniel Moore and ...
The 2014 Todd Bates Football Skills Camp will be held June 7th at the City Football Field in Heflin, Alabama. I am excited to continue my partnership with the Heflin ...
I hope you are having a great month! Please be encouraged by this month's featured poem! "Evolve or Dissolve" The brave don’t cave, The bold won’t fold, Good or bad days they know ...
Have a great month! Remember you can follow me on twitter @CoachToddBates for weekly inspirational quotes and messages. "Fight Back" When it's tight and the competition is splitting hairs, One must ...
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