Public Articles

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...

April 29th, 2017

Communicating with the Official

Knowing how to properly and positively interact with officials is important in making sure that you are setting a good example, as well as in making the best coaching decisions during game time. These are tips on how coaches change their behavior in order to create respectful collaboration with referees. Read More...

April 23rd, 2017

S.M.A.R.T. Culture

Sue Phillips has a unique name for the team culture she has created for her girl's basketball program at Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, Calif. Phillips' coaching philosophy has enabled her teams to win six state championships. Read More...

April 15th, 2017

Four Tips for the Off-Season

The spring and summer months offer an opportunity for most coaches to step away from the day-to-day demands of the job and see the bigger picture of what their program needs as well as dedicate the time needed to address issues that can be put on a back-burner during the season. Read More...