If I were an Athletic Director

If I were an Athletic Director

How to Transform Your Athletic Program with Dynamic Leadership Strategies, Program-Wide Initiatives, and Empower Coaches for Success.

2023 Green 13 Recipients

2023 Green 13 Recipients

Welcome to the 2023 Lead 'Em Up Green 13 Awards. Every year we celebrate the extraordinary efforts of young leaders. These individuals have shown exceptional leadership and character both on and off the field. Within Lead 'Em Up, "Green," is synonymous with being...

Thank You, Teachers

Thank You, Teachers

Teachers, however, are often overlooked as important role models. Teachers are among the most influential figures in a student’s life. Their impact extends far beyond the classroom. Here are a few reasons why teachers are vital role models for students.

Increase Sports Performance & Motivation: Engaging Athletes

Increase Sports Performance & Motivation: Engaging Athletes

Building a winning team is not just about talent. It requires high athlete motivation and engagement. Highly engaged athletes have a greater sense of purpose. This sense of purpose and passion for their sport will lead to improved performance. In this blog, we'll...

2023 Green 13 Nominations

2023 Green 13 Nominations

Year after year, the Green 13 Award continues to shine a spotlight on the incredible individuals who embody the values of the Lead 'Em Up program, inspiring us all to be better leaders and teammates. It’s time once again to nominate YOUR ATHLETES for the Lead ‘Em Up...

Athlete Engagement: Build Winning Teams

Athlete Engagement: Build Winning Teams

Athlete engagement is key to performance and well-being. Coaches can promote engagement through clear goals, support, and a healthy team culture. Engagement increases motivation, performance, and builds lasting relationships while reducing the risk of athlete burnout.

Athlete Communication: Effectively Using the 3 Types

Athlete Communication: Effectively Using the 3 Types

Effective communication can be the difference between winning and losing. Athlete-to-athlete communication is more than words. It’s body language, tone, and listening. Effective communication is crucial to enhance team performance.

Coaches Membership Update Part 5

Coaches Membership Update Part 5

Part 5 of the updates to the Coaches Membership: Customized Exercise Guide, Green Leadership Level, and Top Three Areas to Improve with a Team Leadership Profile.

Communication in Sports: Build Winning Teams

Communication in Sports: Build Winning Teams

Effective Communication promotes team cohesion, leadership, problem-solving, and decision-making. All things teams need to achieve your team’s goal …WINNING! But what exactly is communication in sports?

Coaches Membership Update Part 4

Coaches Membership Update Part 4

Part 4 of the updates to the Coaches Membership is focused on enhancing the ways you can learn the Exercises with options to watch, listen, or read!

Coaches Membership Update Part 3

Coaches Membership Update Part 3

Part 2 of the updates to the Coaches Membership is focused on enhancing the engagement and retention of the exercises and updating the welcome kits.

Coaches Membership Update Part 2

Coaches Membership Update Part 2

Part 2 of the updates to the Coaches Membership is focused on enhancing the engagement and retention of the exercises and updating the welcome kits.

4 Warning Signs of Bad Team Relationships

4 Warning Signs of Bad Team Relationships

Teams go as relationships go. To become the best team you’re capable of becoming, you must have strong relationships. If you’re not closely monitoring the quality of your team’s relationships, things will go downhill quickly.

Coaches Membership Update Part 1

Coaches Membership Update Part 1

Our team at Lead ‘Em Up has been working hard to enhance our Coaches Membership. The next time you log in you will notice that the Coaches Exercise Portal looks a bit different.

5 Things Disciplined Athletes Do

5 Things Disciplined Athletes Do

It’s no secret the best athletes are the most disciplined athletes. What is a secret to many is what do these athletes do to have a high level of discipline. Through our work with teams across the world, we’ve identified five things disciplined athletes do at a higher level than everyone else.

2023 Coaches Membership Updates

2023 Coaches Membership Updates

The Lead ‘Em Up team has been working hard to enhance our Coaches Membership. Our team is confident the updates will take our membership to the next level and give coaches everything they need to build something truly special.

We have over 20 updates we are finalizing which will make our Coaches Membership the best product experience ever for our coaches.