One of my most frequently asked questions is how to organize "what to teach a team" and "when" in order to find the most successful season. As I have transformed as a coach I have changed my approach drastically and not everyone is thrilled with this answer at first, until they try it… Continue reading Strengthen your weak leg. Culture FIRST.
Dedicated to my team this season. You inspire me EVERY DAY to be better. My team is a Wolf Pack It may be a Wednesday comeback in the middle of a thunderstorm, dashing through raindrops and sliding across plastic grass and ground up tire pellets. It may be a Saturday, sunny, warm, and full of… Continue reading My Team is a Wolf Pack
“.... if you are a coach or manager building a team, remember that that whatever you try to build with fear will eventually crumble. But that which is built with love will endure. If you build your team with love they will become more and do more than you ever thought possible. Most of… Continue reading Two paths diverged in coaching
Here’s the bottom line coaches. We have information that we need our players to know. We have new info, corrections, instructions, and questions that need to be answered. Our players need to hear and absorb this info, the quicker the better. They need to think about it, understand it, manipulate it in their minds so… Continue reading Your WIFI is down Coach. Stop Yelling at it.
On the first day of tryouts. Dear Son, I know you’ve been anxiously awaiting today to come, the first day of your season. I’ve watched your excitement build. I’ve driven you to practices, workouts, and countless stores for gear. I’ve nervously watched you drive off with your newly licensed friends to preseason events. I bought… Continue reading An open letter to my teen athlete