Make Leadership The New Cool

Is leadership cool? We absolutely believe so! Many times leadership isn’t viewed as cool, but when we stop and reflect on the best athletes and coaches in the world, the vast majority of them exhibit tremendous leadership ability. It’s time we address the coolness of leadership with today’s youth. As leaders, it is our duty[…]

Leadership Needs Reps

Are we born strong? Are we born with the ability to lift a ton of weight or run great distances? Of course not.  The best athletes in the world have to consistently workout, practice, and get their reps. Why should leadership be any different? Too often we hear leaders are born; not made. People tend[…]

WHY IS…Communication With Officials Important?

How would you evaluate your relationship with officials? As we wrap up our month-long series on communication, it’s important to discuss proper coach and official communication. Here are three reasons why your communication with officials is important: Model for players – it’s essential for coaches to understand players follow their lead. Coaches must be conscious of[…]

WHY IS…Staff Communication Important?

As coaches we know how important it is for our players to be good communicators. We understand how clearly we must communicate to our athletes. However, do we communicate effectively as a staff? It may come as a surprise, but there are coaching staffs across the country who have little to no communication. Needless to[…]

The Leadership Mindset

What you fail to see in those huddles? We’ve all seen the images; Drew Brees hyping his teammates in the pregame huddle, Kevin Garnett rallying his teammates on the bench and the hundreds of other images alike.  These players leadership is on full-display. What we fail to see in those inspiring moments is the “leadership[…]

Finishing Strong

They always say it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish; a recognizable statement and one that’s speaking truth to a young man named Triston Price from Seneca Valley High School in Germantown, MD. Price is in the midst of a life transformation even the toughest of individuals would respect. A troubled point guard[…]