Missy Franklin: How Not to Ruin a Swimming Prodigy - WSJ.com
Ottway Ducard stashed this in sports
For a young and aspiring Olympian, arguably no choice is more important than picking a coach.
Todd Schmitz is a very unusual coach. He uses play to improve form, not discipline or science.
Maybe Missy can get away with that because she's so good.
It's unclear whether she'd be better off with a traditional Olympic coach.
True, but she seems happy.