Serving is Leading

Special guest blog written by professional lacrosse player and Lead ‘Em Up ambassador Kevin Buchanan: With the holidays behind us… hope everyone enjoyed theirs… I can’t believe it is already mid-January. For the lacrosse players out there, we all get that same feeling, the season is within reach. Preparation starts to ramp up, zoning in[…]

Social Media

It feels like every social media piece for players I’ve read on the Internet is themed on what “not” to post and the consequences of posting inappropriately. I’ve always thought those pieces are useful but not always helpful. Knowing the things to avoid is a useful place to begin but knowing what players SHOULD post[…]

Why Invest?

Special guest blog written by NFL Linebacker and Lead ‘Em Up Ambassador Lorenzo Alexander Every year I return to my hometown, Oakland, California, to host a youth football camp through my ACES Foundation. I think it’s important to give back to the community, especially to help the youth realize that they have the ability to[…]

Staff Spotlight – Tucker Herzberg

Tucker Herzberg Joined Lead ‘Em Up September 2015 Position: Social Media Coordinator Tucker joined Lead ‘Em Up almost two years ago and coordinates all social media initiatives. With his passion for coaching and working with athletes, he has been a valuable addition to our team. Outside of his work with Lead ‘Em Up Tucker is[…]

Do Coaches Play Favorites?

Lead ‘Em Up is currently being featured in a leadership blog series at PGCbasketball.com consisting of monthly blogs from the staff at Lead ‘Em Up.  ____________________________________________________________ Have you ever thought your coach or your child’s coach was playing favorites? In the coaching profession you often hear many complaints. In basketball, one complaint that particularly sticks out[…]

Team Spotlight – South County Girls Basketball (VA)

Coach background: 2016-present Assistant Coach & Lead’em Up Coach South County Stallions Girls Varsity Basketball Lorton, VA 2012-present Head Coach Matrix Basketball AAU Arlington, VA 2014-2016 Head Coach Trinity Christian School of Fairfax Girls Varsity Basketball Fairfax, VA What is your favorite quote? “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”[…]