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Small Change… Huge Difference

As leaders, we have to be conscious what we allow into our minds. We all know what our players consume matters, but it's hard for them to see the bigger picture at times. So it presents the question, "What is our role as a coach?" It's difficult to get the message of...

Player Spotlight: Jao Ituka

Jai Ituka is one of the most talented high school basketball players in the state of Maryland.   Coming off a freshmen year where Ituka helped carry his varsity Gaithersburg Trojans team to a Regional Championship and an apparance in the State semifinals at Xfinity...

In-Season, Off-Season, All-Seasons

We often get asked by coaches when they should do the Lead 'Em Up exercises with their teams.  Our answer is always the same: in-season, off-season, all-seasons. Leadership is a lifestyle and needs to become part of our players lives.  It's not something they can just...

That’s All It Costs?

Only $99? That's crazy. "Wasn't it like $350 a team before," you may be thinking You are right. We decided to transition our product from a $349 a season price to a $99 a year all-access program. We did this for a couple reasons: Over the past 3-years, we've had...

Paint the Picture

Coaches fully understand when the leader improves, everybody wins. But how many players do? One of the best things about investing in leadership development is the multiplying effect it has. Individuals, teams, programs, schools, and communities all benefit when...

Leading By Example Is Not Enough

When thinking of the characteristics which define leadership one of the top responses is always, "leading by example." We've all heard this phrase for as long as we can remember. Does it have merit? Yes...but it can't be the only thing required or expected of the...

Better People Make Better Athletes

Oftentimes the emphasis in youth and high school sports is placed on talent level alone. Adults get too caught up in the things which matter least in the long run. When we pause to reflect on what's most important, we should consider the following: How many great...

Leadership is a Lifestyle

What do great leaders do more than anyone else? Great leaders lead all the time. More than anything else, great leaders are consistent. Leadership affects our every day interactions and experiences. As leaders, everything we say and do has an impact. We either bring...

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...