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May 27th, 2018

Coaching's "T&T"

The writer of “The Confident Athlete” identifies two things that all successful teams in major professional sports share—talking and touching. Talking encourages teammates. Touching—such as high fives—is a great motivator. Read More...

May 27th, 2018

Leading By Goal-Setting

Sports offer countless opportunities for young people to learn leadership skills and develop attributes that will help them be successful throughout their lives. It’s important that coaches know how to foster this type of learning, and the first step is to develop a goal-setting mentality. Read More...

May 20th, 2018

Developing a Coaching Philosophy

​No matter what level you coach at, you should develop a philosophy for your program. For most coaches, a philosophy is developed over time, and comes from coaches they played for, mentors, coaching peers, and other resources, like books. Read More...

May 20th, 2018

Transition from Youth Level to HS Coaching

While the skills and strategies are somewhat the same, coaching high school sports is obviously very different from coaching youth sports. If you're moving up from the youth sports level, your success and longevity in high school athletics may depend upon your understanding of the difference. Read More...

May 13th, 2018

"Deserve Victory"

Since becoming Head Coach at the University of Indianapolis in 2010, Bob Bartolomeo has compiled a 69-24 (.742) record with five league championships, including a 42-4 (.913) mark in the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC). In the following interview, Bartolomeo talks about getting the program off to a good start, using motivational quotes, and helping his players excel academically. Read More...