I’ve chosen this email from my fellow hockey coach at FHCI because of the way in which the tone has changed from earlier emails. The season was a long and difficult one. Our team was 0-8 in the regular season. However, because of hard work and determination in the face of adversity, and in part due to my coaching according to Mr. Ketchum, our team advanced to the semi-finals and lost by only one goal to the eventual league champions. The excitement and positivity in this email is something that was largely lacking throughout the year, but we stuck together with the kids on the team and eventually created some lasting memories—and hopefully learned valuable lessons about teamwork and solidarity along the way.