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November 1st, 2018

Common Mistakes to Avoid at Practice

Coaches may fall into a trap during practice where drills just seem repetitive without netting results. Here are suggestions on how to ensure you’re not wasting valuable practice time by focusing on the wrong things. Read More...

October 28th, 2018

Focusing on the Goal

Goal-setting is one of those things that coaches are just expected to know. But there a lot more clinic presentations on Xs & Os than there are on the best way to set goals. Here's the process one coach used during his career. Read More...

October 26th, 2018

Stop Dealing, Start Collaborating

Nate Sanderson, Head Varsity Girls’ Basketball Coach at Linn-Mar High School in Iowa, experienced countless difficult encounters with the parents of his student-athletes. He found to find a way to better work with parents—instead of just dealing with them, he collaborates with them. Read More...

October 20th, 2018

Coaching with Passion—and Sacrifice

Young coaches looking to move up the ranks should consider advice from those who have been there themselves. One former coach and longtime athletic director feels that coaching starts with passion—and continues with sacrifice. Read More...

October 18th, 2018

Ethics of Coaching

Part of being a successful coach is serving as an example for others to follow. Coaches have a responsibility to follow ethical and moral standards. If they don't, they are putting their athletes and jobs at risk. Read More...