Lee Brackman

July 17th, 2013 | By Gary No Comments

For many young athletes, playing one sport for their high school is an honor and thrill. Some are even lucky enough to play two or maybe even three sports, but can you imagine if someone could play six different sports for their school? That is exactly lee-brackmanwhat Lee Brackman does for Monsieur Donovan High School. This 16-year-old sophomore runs cross country in the fall, plays basketball in the winter, then plays soccer, baseball and golf in the spring, and next fall he plans to play for their new football team. In addition to his school sports, Lee plays travel basketball for the Athens Phenom and Classic I club soccer for Athens United Soccer Association. Lee hopes to one day play soccer in college.


Although playing so many sports keeps Lee really busy, he has found that it also has helped him to be much more focused and to manage his time very well. He also finds that playing multiple sports helps improve his endurance and skills in each sport. For example, he finds that he can “see the floor” better when he plays basketball because of the field playing skills he has learned in soccer.

For Lee, the most important lessons he has learned from sports are the ones that he will apply to the rest of his life, like the importance of preparation and self-discipline. He has also wisely learned to “control what you can control and let go of what you can’t.” Although he is only 16, Lee is well on his way to achieving great success in sports, school and life.

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