Posted On: 02/28/19 1:15 PM

As the season winds down, it's that time of year again for all-conference, all-state, and all-star teams to be voted on, selected, etc.  Instead of being supportive of the kids who are honored and make those teams, we tend to turn our attention to the "snubs" who don't make it.  I get it; trust me.  I've been a travel coach and an individual instructor who wanted to see his kids win awards.  I am a high school coach who wants to see his kids rewarded with honors.  I get it.  The only thing I haven't been in this situation is a parent.  Regardless, when we are emotionally attached to players, we are undoubtedly going to at least have a little bias towards the people we care about.

With that said, when it comes to these postseason awards, I ask you to take a step back from the emotion of it all for just a moment, and consider three key things (which I will address more specifically below).  Do you understand the process for selecting these teams and understand who is selecting the teams?  Of the other kids who were selected to these honor teams, have you seen each of them

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