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Life Lessons In Character: Communication Skills On And Off The Field

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Kayla Bashore Smedley is a former U.S. National Field Hockey team member, who played for Indiana University and competed in two Olympic Games.

Here, Kayla shares how vital the communication skills she learned through sports were on and off the field. Communication was crucial to her field hockey team’s success and ability to work as a unit on the field. Those experience also helped shape her communication skills as a family member and friend.