25 Tips for Drill Team Directors for Football Season (great for CHEER too!)

Editor’s Note:    This one is great to print out and hang by your desk!

  1. Get organized early.
  2. Get a good night’s sleep before big games.
  3. Put fake flowers in a vase in your office so that you always have bright flowers.
  4. Make friends with the custodians and office manager in your building.
  5. Get a pedicure.
  6. Drink a lot of water.
  7. Get a massage.
  8. Make sure you have a comfy seat for game nights in football stadiums.
  9. Delegate small tasks to those managers, they can alleviate a lot of stress.
  10. Go to at least one movie in a theater during football season.
  11. Keep your favorite lip gloss close by so that when you aren’t feeling your best, you can slap some on and smile.
  12. Take pictures – they last forever.
  13. Go and take a dance class for yourself.
  14. Have dessert for dinner.
  15. Allow your girls to not have practice one day during a repeat performance week so that you can sleep in.
  16. Take a walk around the lake or on a nature trail.
  17. Take time for team building each week with your team.
  18. Don’t forget about your family, they need you too.
  19. Make lists in priority order.
  20. Don’t forget to laugh.
  21. Find balance in your life, it’s not all about your team.
  22. Read your favorite magazine on a Saturday morning.
  23. Sit on a patio – morning, noon or night.
  24. Exercise.
  25. Remind yourself that every day you are making a difference in a young person’s life.

Author:  Lori Todd

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