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Master the learning curve

You see your kid and they are doing it wrong. You go over and tell them, and show them how to do it. They continue to do it wrong. You're getting frustrated, but not as frustrated as they are until you hear that phrase that drives every parent/coach crazy- "I Know!" "Well if you know, why… Continue reading Master the learning curve

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Leave no room for doubt

You want to build a program with a mission. This is your pre- try out or pre- placement speech. Leave no room for doubt. Make no apologies.  Instead of rules and regulations to keep people in line, build the expectation before they set foot on the field. Let them decide to get off the bus… Continue reading Leave no room for doubt

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You don’t need more advice.

w You don't need more advice. You need to get back to your philosophy. I was struggling. My team was losing motivation and I’d tried everything I could think of. So, I did what many people do. Instead of seeking within myself where I could refocus on my coaching philosophy, I called up someone that… Continue reading You don’t need more advice.

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Meet in the Middle E-Book Coming Soon!

Meet In The Middle EBOOK Coming SOON!             Striking a balance that brings sanity, joy, growth, organization, accountability, and development back into our youth programs comes from a well designed and executed plan. So often in our rush to gather volunteers, fields, enough players and the other usual preseason chaos… Continue reading Meet in the Middle E-Book Coming Soon!

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Mistakes Lead to Greatness

Turning a quitting mentality into greatness: How much of an edge would we have over other teams if our team could bounce back from anything, love learning, always be focused on positivity and building together? The old tough love approach to coaching is at the forefront of our youth participation decline. That drive we have… Continue reading Mistakes Lead to Greatness

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#GrowthProbz

  Lacrosse has been the fastest growing sport in America for quite a long time. When I was a kid it was just starting to gain traction in Maryland at the youth level. There was no such thing as a lacrosse game on TV, a specialty lacrosse store was a rare find, but even more… Continue reading #GrowthProbz