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Month – June 2015

Coaching and the Parent Dynamic


I have been around sports for many years and could tell you many stories about how parents have treated coaches.  I have seen the good and the bad, and I want every new coach to understand that all parents aren’t bad.  Most that I have encountered are tremendous, and some have made lasting impressions on […]

Success and Failure – QotW – June 29, 2015

Success and Failure

I have not been able to trace the origin of this quote, but I remember hearing a speech about 10 years ago from Kevin Hancock, President of Hancock Lumber in Maine. I always attributed this quote to John Maxwell because Mr. Hancock was a fan, and he turned me on to Maxwell.  Actually, he gave […]

How to Plan and Execute an Effective Practice

Effective Practice

You are a coach with grand ideas, and you are ready to give your best. You have a vision for your team. You have a plan for development.  You are excited to get started with your group, and the day comes for your first practice. So what do you do? I run over to 200 […]

Skill Development: 4 Steps to Building a Strong Foundation

Skill Development

Teaching is not easy an easy task.  Just knowing the material is not enough to qualify us as teachers of the game.  We must be able to deliver the material in a manner that our athletes understand, and we must develop a method for delivery and implementation. The first step in skill development for an athlete […]

Teamwork: Quote of the Week – June 22, 2015


In this Quote of the Week, we begin to explore the concept of teamwork.  Building teams is a challenge, but the results are what make coaching worthwhile. “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” – Aristotle I was a math teacher for 15 years, and I can tell you that the math […]

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