A DMK Production
Your son, Tyler, just turned fifteen. He is finishing up his ninth grade year. Last fall he played for the Freshman football team. Tyler has been looking forward to playing football for the school again next year and that has been all he has seemed to talk about. Today Tyler tells you there is a meeting after school for the football team about next year. He says the meeting is supposed to take about two hours. (You pick Tyler up so this is information you needed.) You tell Tyler that is fine and to text when he is ready to come home.
Not thirty minutes after school Tyler texts you and says he is ready to come home.
You collect your son and ask why the meeting was so short. Tyler says, "I decided not to play and told Coach I was quitting." You try to press Tyler for a reason why and all he says is, "I dunno. I decided not to play." You decide to leave the matter until later.
This evening the coach gives you a call. The coach says he has no firm information but he needs you to be aware of something. The coach says he told the players in the meeting that there was a new school policy requiring all players to be drug tested. The coach says it was at that point that Tyler got up and excused himself and told the coach he was quitting the team. The coach says it seems fishy and thinks you need to be aware. The coach says Tyler is a good player and if things work out he would gladly let Tyler rescind his resignation. You thank the coach for the information and go to talk to your son.