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Good Character May Not Be What You Think It Is

When you ask a group of players, "who has ever heard a coach say they're looking for kids with good character?" You'll see a room full of players all raising their hands.  We say it and they hear it. Often. We've recently polled hundreds of players asking them "when...

The Corner, Featuring Sara Moring

Player Spotlight  - Sara Moring  Senior  Varsity Basketball  Oak Hill High School; Wales, Maine Sara is a shooting guard who is in her third year starting for her program's varsity team. She started her sophomore year due to injury to a senior and has never let go of...

What You Need Is In The Room

I hate to break it to you but the savior of your team is not walking through the door in the next few days. You may be at the point in your season where you’re struggling to find a way to get over the hump. You may be wishing and praying you could just have one more...

5 & 5 Social Media Strategy

Utilize our 5 & 5 Strategy to help assure your social media consumption (which we all know is frequent) is one of the areas helping you grow and not holding you back.

Two Sides of The Game

Two Sides of the Game We hear it.  How can you not?  It’s everywhere we go. The players say it, the coaches say it, athletic director's talk about it, and parents have even said it. Why are we spending time developing leaders when we should be practicing? Shouldn’t we...

One Team Warming More Than Hearts This Holiday Season!

Program Spotlight - United Girls Basektball, Monmouth Illinois Have a you ever wanted to make a big impact in your community? Have you ever wanted to find a way for your players to come together, serve others, and grow closer together? If that's something you've...

Rehab2Perform makes major leadership impact in Maryland

A little over a year ago we launched our sponsorship division allowing local business to provide the Lead 'Em Up program to their local schools at no charge to the school.  We've seen many business step forward; companies like Chick Fil-A, M&M Builders and...

The Corner, featuring Jordan Hawkins (Player Spotlight)

Player Spotlight - Jordan Hawkins Sophomore Varsity Basketball Gaithersburg MD As a freshman starter on Varsity, he helped lead his Gaithersburg Trojans to a Regional Championship and to the State Semifinals at University of Maryland. What has helped you develop the...

Before You Eat – “Thanksgiving Two-Step

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your team on behalf of the Lead 'Em Up family. Before you eat today, whether it's immediately before (during a toast or a prayer) or earlier in the day, together with your family go through the Thanksgiving Two-Step What is a...

Recognize The Drop Off

As leaders responsible for leading our athletes we need to recognize and become aware of the leadership drop-off; a common occurrence in leadership. Whatever level you are at as a leader, there will always be a drop-off from your level to those around you. If they...