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April 2nd, 2016

The Benefits of Having a Summer Camp

If you develop a successful summer camp for youth players in your school system, it can establish the foundation for a long-standing, successful high school varsity program. Read More...

April 2nd, 2016

Coach Core Values

Core values are the foundation of what you do and why you do it. They are anchoring principles that ground you to what’s really important and guide you toward success. Every coach should use core values as a way to lead his or her team through the season’s ups and downs. Read More...

March 27th, 2016

Building Team Cohesion

Coaches spend only 5-10% of practice time on team-building exercises, and greater emphasis should be placed on them. Team-building practices will help your players set goals, clear communication, improve positive imagery, build motivation and confidence. Read More...

March 27th, 2016

Communicating During Practice/ Listen Up!

Getting your players to thoroughly absorb your instruction during practices entails refining your communication skills. As a coach, you are a teacher and you spend most of your time at practice in an instructional mode. As such, you should always be clear, concise, specific, and appropriate. Here are some suggestions that should help. Read More...

March 20th, 2016

Learning to Lose with Dignity

With the right perspective, getting through a losing season can be a winning experience. Read More...