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May 21st, 2017

Forming Your Leadership Point of View

Developing your leadership point of view is key to coaching success. With the right direction and vision, you will be able to implement your coaching philosophy and effectively lead a team of athletes. In order to create your own coaching style, it helps to ask yourself a series of questions about what inspires and drives you. Read More...

May 21st, 2017

Managing Team Expectations

Coaches have a set of expectations, but often these expectations are not clear to the athletes on the team. The coach may feel he or she has spelled out everything. However, the student-athletes feel in the dark. Here are eight steps for managing team expectations. Read More...

May 13th, 2017

Best Time for a Timeout

Coaches have a limited number of timeouts they can take during a game or competition. Knowing when is best to use these timeouts can ensure that they aren’t wasted and that your athletes are getting the most out of them both mentally and physically. Read More...

May 6th, 2017

Developing a Practice Plan

As a coach, you are also a teacher. Your practice plan is your lesson plan, and it needs to be just as well thought out. Where and how do you start to develop a plan that will allow you to arrive organized and prepared to make the most of the day? Read More...

May 6th, 2017

Planning your Post-Game Speech

What you say to your team following a game can be more important than the speech you give before the game or during halftime. It can impact their readiness for the next game, and can also affect you personally. Read More...