Leadership Q&A: Relationships

In our effort to bring coaches as much value as possible, throughout each month we will be collecting leadership questions from coaches based around our monthly theme. The month of May has been all about relationships, and we wanted to share our response to two great questions we got this month. Start by following your players[…]

Stepping Up To The Plate

A year after a fantastic 9-1 start en route to a 15-5 season, the Walter Johnson Varsity boys baseball team began this season with an unexpected 1-3 record accompanied by poor body language and little enthusiasm. During their strong 2016 campaign the team began their season going through a modified version of Lead ‘Em Up[…]

Staff Spotlight – Adam Bradley

Adam Bradley Position: President and Founder  After years of serving local high school teams with weekly leadership and character development sessions, Adam decided to share these powerful lessons with coaches across the world (Lead ‘Em Up has been used by coaches and teams in almost 40 states and 6 countries). In addition to his continued work[…]

Staff Spotlight – Kyle Elmendorf

Position: Director of Business Development & Marketing Joined Lead ‘Em Up March 2017 Kyle lives in St. Louis with his wife Angie and his two boys Brenner and Layton Kyle joins the Lead ‘Em Up team with a passion for working with and impacting young people. Kyle is the varsity girls basketball coach at Orchard[…]

Biggest Leadership Challenge

Thank you for the question coach. It’s a question I get asked often.  Each program is unique but I believe the players within each program are more similar then they are different. Regardless of the program I’m working with, a common challenge I face is trying to move players beyond what I call “momentary leadership.”[…]