JFIFC    $ &%# #"(-90(*6+"#2D26;=@@@&0FKE>J9?@=C  =)#)==================================================~K" }!1AQa"q2#BR$3br %&'()*456789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijstuvwxyz w!1AQaq"2B #3Rbr $4%&'()*56789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijstuvwxyz ?K4skCĒ kq 6>n7zקab7 7eTWJ9{Vs5 6!)^ Tߪ1 J6)#f>.  Ն|7Nh+ė-&mr rd]=u{8dd8ثּ?x~C[I pC@M|#O( y]Ffэ*nlpdqsָ{%q]~׺k2U )c8ힴΣ6qjK`w$s;>-썆NprH%] V9=Oz=֝aKym,, sր:ӯV_o'ߪUOk-?sr藑@xl$:\ _X9=%.w2$ʍgGC_8!O~ssp1"|M # Nmz)v QTc'57umH1A9X-%:4<`DK tJ#MڇgXZh0ܞ~r{kmg/|Ԉ8qLzfg幔P:6{jYh+VP<;pC\͌9?Z{|IoX^a|`^+%ICU8W #ךl5fSW@ x=\hԉǚ+kjXPKft~b|93^/+E^2\9=WMnfefxQ5z18jj|Tjh9OޤMR-¶5Xs\·;Gy*0)Ƕs@hool.&nbsp; Head football coach Ed Janes, welcomed me and we talked for awhile.&nbsp; He only had 30-minutes to eat lunch so he ran over to get a school lunch.&nbsp; He brought it back and ate in his office which was next to the weight room.&nbsp; As he was eating, a kid said the F-word.&nbsp; Coach Janes excused himself and corrected the student.&nbsp; From my experience, most coaches would make this kind of effort but many others might not.&nbsp; It would have been much easier for Coach Janes to ignore what he had heard but such is not the character of the majority of coaches.</P> <P>Coaches are leaders.&nbsp; Coaches develop leadership principles in their athletes.&nbsp; Most of the time coaches do the right thing at the right time and are not afraid to do so.&nbsp; Next, a muscular, athletic linebacker came in to see Coach Janes.&nbsp; With great respect, he asked if he might offer a suggestion on how to discipline two teammates that were caught fighting earlier in the morning.</P> <P>Coach Janes gave his permission but told the kid that he'd make his own decision by practice.&nbsp; After his player left, he winked at me, "I'm gonna tape those two kids together at their legs.&nbsp; The only way they'll be able to move is to put their arms around each other.&nbsp; The whole team will laugh when they see them but I'll get my point across.&nbsp; Right now they are two scared kids."</P> <P>On a scale of one to ten Coach Janes is an eleven.&nbsp; Can you picture the English teacher doing something like that?&nbsp; Later Coach Janes informed me that these two kids are now best friends.&nbsp; Coaches are in a position to save America.&nbsp; Coaches can develop leadership and promote values.&nbsp; I believe if we <U>stand together</U> unitedly we can make an even greater contribution to our natio