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November 12th, 2016

10 Teaching Techniques

All coaches are teachers. In order to be a great coach, it is necessary to understand the different ways that athletes learn. Mike Dunlap, Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Loyola Marymount University and former Head Coach of the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats, outlines 10 methods for coaches to improve their teaching skills and help athletes grow. Read More...

November 12th, 2016


For many coaches, goal-setting is a crucial part of getting athletes to improve and succeed. But to be effective, coaches need to do much more than ask players where they need to improve or tell them you plan to win more games. Consider implementing this "SMART" goal process to get your athletes on the right track. Read More...

November 5th, 2016

Identifying the Right Captain for Your Team

Serving as a captain is a big responsibility, so it’s important to choose the right student-athlete for the job. The most effective captain isn’t always the most vocal or demonstrative athlete on your roster, and you won’t necessarily find the best captain by looking only at your seniors or at who is most popular, either. So how do you identify a great captain? Read More...

November 5th, 2016

Four Ways to Keep Your Athletes Healthy

Athletes are often pushed to their physical limits in order to build muscle and condition themselves for competition. All of these gains are lost, however, if the athlete gets injured. In order to keep your athletes healthy and performing at their highest level, consider following these four guidelines. Read More...

October 29th, 2016

Prioritizing Athlete Autonomy

Young athletes need to take ownership over their decisions in order to mature and grow into a successful adult. Yet, this can be difficult for athletes who are constantly conditioned to follow instructions and work within a set routine. That is why Highland Park (Texas) High School Head Girl’s Soccer Coach Stewart Brown makes sure that his players are given autonomy. Read More...