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Gobbler summer program shaping athletes physically and mentally

By Jade Richmond

The Cuero Record

To get momentum going within the Cuero High School athletic program, coaches have been at work shaping athletes, not only physically, but mentally.

The Gobblers summer program, “Summer Pride 21,’’ is what everything is based around. This program is meant to input the core value of the athletic program which is, "effort, our accountability, and then our toughness.” said CISD athletic director, Jack Alverez. He is also striving to implement the idea of leadership saying, “you’re only as good as your team leaders are gonna be.”

Within the summer program is a curriculum called, “2 Words,” founded by Stephen Mackey, a Texas A&M alumnus. According to the 2Words website, Mackey has spent the last 13 years helping athletes and coaches connect the dots between sports and the game of life.

An athletic director named, Joe Dale Cary gave a testimony over the curriculum saying, “2Words is an incredible resource to help coaches teach the life lessons our athletes will take with them the rest of their lives.”

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