How Program Values Can Be Dangerous

Every day, coaches come up with grand visions and values for their programs but continuously fail to actualize them. The following article was inspired by a long message I received from a coaching friend, sports parent, and business consultant. It is meant to...

3 Ways to Turn Problems into Opportunities

The Problem with Your Problems Back in 1974, a young film director named Steven Spielberg had what he thought was a really big problem. He was making a shark movie, but he didn’t have a shark. He was over budget, past the deadline, and pouring more and more money into...

What Makes a Coach Tough?

As coaches, we love to talk about toughness. We want tough players. We probably have a good vision of what toughness looks like for our players, but do we know what toughness looks like for us coaches? When I reflect on my own coaching, or even when I turn on the...