Reflections from the Final Four

Reflections from the Final Four

This past weekend, the Rabil Companies team packed up our bags and headed north for the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Final Four in Boston. The annual event is lacrosse’s largest – garnering peaks in viewership, brand engagement, and collective fanfare.

She Didn’t Let Me Quit

She Didn’t Let Me Quit

Here’s a picture of my Mom and me celebrating a WCAC Championship my senior year at DeMatha High School. We were just outside of our nation’s capital, I was 18 years old, with a letter of intent to play Division 1 lacrosse at Johns Hopkins University, and was in love with the sport.

How Do You Prepare?

How Do You Prepare?

On Saturday, I suited up for the first game of the 2018 season with the New York Lizards. “The first” always represents an interesting litmus test across team dynamics, personal conditioning, and off-season preparation.

Uncle Bob

Uncle Bob

I once asked a fitness CEO how I could scale our business, and he told me, “I don’t know, call your rich uncle.” I replied, “I don’t have a rich uncle — but I do have an uncle with a house full of art, vintage movies, and old sculptures.”

I Still Get Nervous

I Still Get Nervous

Training camp began this weekend in New York. I’ve now been playing professionally for half of my lacrosse career (my neighbor gave me his backup stick when I was 12 years old).

The Boys in the Boat

The Boys in the Boat

The Boys in the Boat is an incredible account of the 1930s University of Washington crew team and it’s improbably run to a national championship and winning gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Dare to Fail

Dare to Fail

Last Friday, the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) men’s basketball team stunned the University of Virginia in the first round of the NCAA Playoffs; the final score was 74-54. It was the first time a 16-seed had ever defeated a 1-seed in the tournament.

Einstein’s Curiosity

Einstein’s Curiosity

“I have no special talents, I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein. We often take on a lot, and feel overwhelmed as a result.

Records Mean to be Broken

Records Mean to be Broken

Roger Bannister, the first person to run a four-minute milepassed away last week. Pioneering athletes are rare, but Roger’s purpose was was greater than his record. He wanted to set a mark for other athletes to push beyond, not for self-glory.