Do Coaches Play Favorites?

Lead ‘Em Up is currently being featured in a leadership blog series at 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.”[…]

Lead ‘Em Up announces an ambassador partnership with Lorenzo Alexander, Yael Averbuch & Kevin Buchanan

For immediate release:  Lead ‘Em Up announces ambassador partnership with Lorenzo Alexander, Yael Averbuch & Kevin Buchanan Maryland (June 5th, 2017) – Today Lead ‘Em Up announces an ambassador partnership with professional athletes Lorenzo Alexander (NFL – Buffalo Bills), Yael Averbuch (NWSL – FC Kansas City) and Kevin Buchanan (MLL – Boston Cannons). Ambassadors will[…]

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[…]

Lead ‘Em Up Update

Coaches & Players, It’s been a fun and impactful 18-months since we rolled Lead ‘Em Up out to market. We wanted to take a moment and share a summary of our growth and some new enhancements coming to our curriculum later this year. Through the first 18-months we’ve seen Lead ‘Em Up: be used by[…]

An important reminder about leadership development

There’s an important component to leadership development we all need to remember; leadership development is cumulative.  And in that cumulative process, the growth is often not seen until it’s seen. Leadership development with our players reminds me of developing skills with my 18-month old daughter Georgia.  For the past 18-months my wife and I have been[…]

Adam’s SCR Approach to Building Curriculum

Over the next month I’ll be completing the curriculum for Volume Two of Lead ‘Em Up, which goes on sale early summer. I’ve been asked by various people, “how do you go about building your curriculum?”  I’m happy to share my approach. Currently we have 48-subjects forecasted for Lead ‘Em Up; four 12-week volumes.  We completed the first[…]