Greatest Achievement of them all
6 Championships in 8 years. 2001-2008. This was the creation of a successful dynasty of 6 Athletic Championship victories in 8 years for Knox Grammar School (KGS), a feat not done in 35 years in the hotly contested and prestigious 90 years old Combined Associated Schools (CAS) Athletics. The winning streak required my LEADERSHIP to…Read More
What was your first dream? Who wants “dat feel” again?
What was your first dream? My Grandpa John L Shute 1920 Wallaby and one half of the Shute Shield story, but a very humble man took me to my first Bledisloe in 1980 & it lit a fire within with the winning try scored by Mick Martin happening on the last play in front of…Read More
Standing for what you believe even if it means sacrificing everything
October 26 is a special day. INTERNATIONAL TEACHERS DAY. As a kid and teen growing up I went to very good schools. But I still encountered many, many challenges. That’s why I became a teacher, coach and mentor. What is important is STANDING FOR WHAT YOU BELIEVE, EVEN IF IT MEANS SACRIFICING EVERYTHING. This NIKE…Read More
In 2008 I took a hard earned sabbatical “ long service leave” to mysterious, dangerous, excitingly beautiful Brazil. I returned with a PLAN: pay off my property, bring back a young captivating lady who seemingly had her whole life in a small backpack who I truly wanted to help. HOW: Becoming a full time Boarding…Read More
Go and get a life
Welcome to the UTS Norths Athletics Club Juggernaut! The “ Masters”! Ex Champion First Grade or Schoolboy Rugby players & athletes & Current World Medalling sprinters, Super Dads, Eligible bachelors & professionals at the top of their fields in Finance, IT, TV, Real Estate, Architecture, Medicine, Business Analysis, Education & Nutrition. Have you heard of…Read More
Another amazing blog on “Anything worth doing is extremely difficult”
In the words of the great Steve Knox: “ Anything worth doing is extremely difficult. And in that one must do things like build lasting relationships & wake up before the rest of the World & train & work when others don’t to create a life not just a living. Don’t wait for 2019 or…Read More
My amazing blog on FAILURE!
FAILURE! What is it? I felt it. Again…… After training better than I ever have in my life, longer, stronger, smarter & running faster than ever before. This weekend was meant to be me posting something special about I’m on the and LOOK at ME ! But then 2 weeks out I felt tightness. I did all the…Read More