Cathy and Brian Reese finally had some free time.
They returned from Foxborough, Mass., at about 1 a.m. a few weeks ago with Cathy's third national title as Maryland women's lacrosse coach in four years. Preparations for a celebration that afternoon hadn't begun.
But a moment meant for relaxation and a cup of coffee soon turned to a discussion about who should take their youngest child, 5-year-old Braxton, to the emergency room after he hit his head on the kitchen table.
Cathy went, while Brian started the watch party with fellow Maryland men's lacrosse alumni.
It was an example, they said, of the hectic balance with their careers — Brian is also a head coach, of...