Originally Posted by goran_ace
Another thing you might want to sit down and talk to him about is that he fully understands that varsity athletics and being pre-med each require a high level of commitment. By trying to commit to both, you are effectively committing to neither. Sure there are doctors out there who were athletes, but these people are exceptional and it is not the norm. Eventually he may reach a point where he has to decide which one he has to give up.
Very true. That may be the reason why I see so many doctors playing tennis in adult leagues. Probably they gave up the sport to pursue medical degree early on in their life.
Priorities and long term vs short term benefits.