Coach Shipman

Coach's Couch

Welcome to the Coach's Couch where I post my observations, opinions, and have a little fun!

Reflections of an Old Coach

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
When you make a career change and really a lifestyle change like I have, it gives you a chance to reflect on where you have been and where you would like to go. Life is a series of relationships. In whatever moment you are in, you typically have a close circle of friends, acquaintances, and your family. As your family grows up and spreads apart you don’t always get to interact with them like you once did. It doesn’t mean you love them any less, you just don’t get to speak to them as often. None of this is earth shattering, most of us can relate to that. ... Read More

Smell You Later

Thursday, July 14, 2022
One thing you can count on when you are dealing with a staff of coaches is that they are going to prank one another. I remember when I was in high school the big basketball tournament was held at Tyler Junior College. Our team at that time was average at best.... Read More

Coach Shipman - 20 Years of Coaching | 2002-2022

Monday, July 11, 2022
20 Years of Coaching and now off to another adventure!... Read More

The Secret Pond

Friday, July 01, 2022
My first year coaching I was talking to a couple of football players. I was telling them how much I enjoyed fishing. I kind of threw out there, “Are there any good places around here to fish?” Well I love fishing in farm ponds because you never know what you might catch.... Read More