A SciCoh Family’s Point of View

The SciCoh program has had a profound impact on each of its families. In this column, we feature one of our outstanding young men each week and provide you with insight into what it’s like to belong to the SciCoh Family from a player and parent perspective.

A.J. Reimels

AGE: 11

SCHOOL: Jenkins, Scituate

GRADE: 5

years in the scicoh program: 1

#48 decorating cars before a game vs. Hingham.

#48 decorating cars before a game vs. Hingham.

A Player’s perspective:

This was my first year playing and my team taught me how to play a game I love safely but fun. The program taught me the importance of teamwork, discipline and if we lost a game how we could have done something differently to have a different outcome. My coaches taught me how to pace myself during a play so I did it the right way. 

My favorite memory was when I got my first tackle.

AJ and teammate, Coby getting in the SciCoh spirit!

AJ and teammate, Coby getting in the SciCoh spirit!

Under the lights in Bridgewater.

Under the lights in Bridgewater.

a parent’s perspective:

I grew up in Scituate very active in the Sharks Pop Warner program, my sister and I cheered and my younger and older brother both played football. I remember all the practices and the friendships I made and my brothers made through out our child hoods, learning about hard work and dedication I learned through the program helped when I got older. Now that my son is playing in the program as a parent I love the values it's instilling in him. He's learning the importance of dedication and team work. That you need your team to complete a play efficiently to get the outcome they want. I also like that they learn that it's ok to loose but learn what we could have done differently to possibly had a different outcome.  They learn from the mistakes they make and that's important.  Even as a parent the relationships I've made with the other families is great you feel like your part of a community which is tough to find.  This program instills values that are necessary to be a well rounded person and I couldn't be prouder to be part of this program again