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Football for Fun

The Story of Coach Stewart “Fergie” Ferguson

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The extraordinary story of little Fergie, a football coach determined to do it his way—playing for fun—and never afraid to go big.

“…a rollicking fun read.”



I have always been awed by lighthouses. Their rotating beacon feels right to reflect both my adult and children’s writing passions. Through my blog, I’ll share and celebrate another passion: the ongoing—and needed—work around creating an improved youth sports landscape.

Also from Peter Oltchick: Clean Clara

Clean-up time is Clara time. From messy parents to super messy birthday parties, Clean Clara is on the case. That is, until new girl Spotless Suzie joins the school.

In this playful picture book, cheer on Clara as she finds her way as a good friend, while remaining true to who she is—a fun, bubbly queen of clean!

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Improving Youth Sports – Latest Posts

State of Play

To celebrate the June 11 International Day of Play, Aspen Institute highlighted coast-to-coast community successes in its Project Play latest State of Play report. Check out the invaluable public-private partnership work across youth sports in  rural Colorado (where...

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