Monthly Archives: May 2018

    • Top 10 Teacher Quotes

      In honor of the end of school, enjoy our Top 10 Teacher Quotes!  Thank a special teacher today!

      Crystal Apple Award Our Crystal Apple Award makes a great canvas for a special teacher quote!

      1. If teachers were apples, I'd pick YOU!

      2. To teach a child is to touch the world.

      3. To the world you may be just a teacher but to your students, you are a hero.

      4. It takes a big heart to shape little minds.

      5. Teachers plant seeds of knowledge that grow forever.

      6. Teachers change the world, one child at a time.

      7. A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart.

      8. It is not so much what is poured into a student but what is planted by the teacher that really counts.

      9. Teaching is a work of heart.

      10.  Teachers who love teaching, teach children to love learning.

      Honor a special teacher who has made a difference now!!!!



    • Coach Plaque Sayings

      If it’s difficult to think of coach plaque wording, let Trophies2Go help!

      You want to do something special for your coach, creating an engraved coach plaque to thank them for a fantastic season. But what message do you engrave on it, what are good coach plaque sayings? We are the experts here to help!

      In the Examples below, I am going to thank “Coach Jeff” from the “2018 Huskies”, but obviously you would use your coach’s name, team name and year. You can also add your league name to the examples below, under the team name.

      Coach Plaque Sayings

      Coach plaque sayings last a lifetime, consider your engraving carefully! Coach plaque sayings

      Example One:

      Coach Jeff

      Thanks for a Great Season!

      2018 Huskies

      Example Two:

      A Special Thanks to Our Coach

      Jeff Anderson

      2018 Huskies

      Example Three:

      Thank You

      Coach Jeff

      For teaching us to be winners

      (Even when we don’t have the highest score)

      2018 Huskies

      Coach plaque wording More coach plaque wording.

      Example Four:

      2018 Huskies

      Coach Jeff Anderson

      Thanks for a Terrific Season!

      Logo for League



      Example Five:

      Presented to Coach Jeff

      We appreciate your exceptional hard work, dedication and sharing

      Your love of the game with us!

      2018 Huskies

      Girl’s Softball U-10

      Example Six:

      Thanks Coach

      For spending your free time with us,

      teaching us, inspiring us, encouraging us, challenging us.

      This was a great season thanks to your dedication and patience!

      Presented to:

      Jeff Anderson

      From the Huskies

      Spring 2018

      These are just a few examples of coach plaque sayings that we have seen on coach plaques that we engrave.  Be thoughtful, meaningful, and be sure to spell the coach's name correctly!  If you need more ideas, feel free to contact our customer service team, we are here to help!

      Cheers to a great season!


    • Top Tips for Nurturing Good Sportsmanship in Children

      “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.” – John Wooden, UCLA and NAIA teacher and coach

      Soccer Tunnel Model good sportsmanship for your young athletes!

      When your child joins a sports team, it’s an opportunity to not only improve their physical skills, but also builds character that can spill over into other aspects of their lives, even as adults.  Sportsmanship is one of these aspects that is nurtured by great coaching and supportive parents.

      Sportsmanship involves being a good sport both on –and off - the field.  We want to nurture our kids being both good winners AND losers.

      How do you help kids learn about good sportsmanship?  Below are some tips.

      Tips at the Game:

      1. Set a Good Example. Children model adults, so if you are swearing, yelling at refs, making fun of the other team, you are setting a poor example.  You are a role model representing your child, their team, and your community – act like it.

      2. Stay Positive.  Shout words of encouragement from the sidelines, not criticism. Celebrate good plays, even when made by the other team.

      3. Remember you are the parent – not the coach. Don’t shout directions from the sidelines.

      4. Respect the officials and their decisions – especially when you don’t agree with it.

      5. Stay cool.  Don’t lose your temper, keep perspective that this is a game.

      football sign A good reminder for parents to be good sports.

      Tips outside the game:

      1. Remember this is your kids playing, not you.  Don’t push them into a sport just because you used to do it, let them decide what activities are right for them.

      2. Teach your child the rules of the game.  The more they know about the sport, the more they can follow directions given by the coach and play fair.

      3. For a sore loser:  Focus on accomplishments during the game, having fun, and working together. Help them swallow their pride and remind them there is always next time.

      4. For an overzealous winner: instead of asking about winning, focus on having fun and specific skills.  Teach your child to be humble instead of boasting about a win; because like it or not, eventually they will lose.

      5. Seek out good examples of sportsmanship in professional athletes and make it a teaching moment with your child.  Also point out example of bad sportsmanship and spark a conversation of why their behavior is wrong.

      For more resources about sportsmanship, visit US Youth Soccer and NAIA.

      Cheers! Jessica

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