Why Players Can Take The Lead In Picking Their Own Captains
Why the team should choose their own leaders and the staff is responsible for developing those leaders.
Ask The Leading Questions And Your Players Will Find The Answers
USA Field Hockey Coach allows her athletes to discover what works best for them in a particular skill or role.
Failing One Time Doesn't Make You A Failure
Tom Herman, University of Texas Head Football Coach, describes how one failure or mistake doesn't define you.
Positive Coaching Vs. Negative Coaching In Helping Kids Improve Quickly
Jack Clark believes that coaches get much more out of a player by focusing on his or her strengths.
How Coaches Can Help Kids Who Seem Lost And Lonely
This Award-winning Coach says it's important to simply show kids, ALL kids, that you care, not just some.
The Ideal Qualities Of A Youth And High School Sports Culture
Heather Woody talks about the qualities she focuses to create the right culture at her program.
Working Hard And Smiling Are Two Signs Of A Great Practice Environment
Christian Lavers talks about the signs that a coach has created the right environment for the players.
Coaches That Forget About Relationships Lose An Opportunity
Matt Kata talks about how important trust is when building a relationship with players and their parents.
The Value Of Positive Coaching For New Volunteer Coaches
Matt Kata on how the goal for every youth coach should be making sure the players are having fun.
Inspiration Of The Day: Either Find A Way To Succeed Or Make One
This award-winning coach has a Latin saying on her door that means “I will find a way or make one.”