After several coaches played a significant role in shaping his future, Dwayne Henson understands the monumental task ahead of him.
As the youth activities director for the Sandusky YMCA, he is responsible for guiding dozens of children through their first encounters with sports.
He coordinates T-ball tournaments, coaches youth basketball leagues and teaches fundamentals to young players.
"We pride ourselves on being a feeder program for the schools," Henson said. "They get their skills and drills here."