Coaching allows Rudy to forget about any issues of the day. It's a peace of mind for him. To be able to make a difference in a child's life is what it's all about. He feels privileged to be able to teach life lessons to his players. Some that really speak to Rudy are becoming a team player, how to handle life's obstacles, how to understand winning and losing, how to become dependable, trustworthy and respect hard work. All of this allows his players to truly understand what it takes to be a part of a winning team on or off the field. He feels that his players need to feel the pain of defeat and know when to embrace the joy of victory.