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Introducing
The Lead ‘Em Up Podcast

The Power of the Classroom

The Power of the Classroom

Today Adam is joined by coaches Eric Sutz and Sean Dooley from Port Washington in Long Island to talk about Classroom Coaching. Eric and Sean share their experiences impacting athletes through transformational coaching in the classroom setting, and how you can do the...

Leadership Fatigue

Leadership Fatigue

Many leaders experience forms of leadership fatigue. Is this something we should strive for or try to avoid? This is an important concept for leaders to understand, and a great topic to share with your team. Adam is joined by Southeast Regional Coach Kyle Elmendorf...

Leading Through Change

Leading Through Change

This episode covers one of the most important aspect of leadership that we need to navigate well - change. Chick-fil-A Owner/Operator Kayla Smith joins Adam Bradley to share her experiences leading through change with her team members. Their conversation transitions...

Always Bishop

Always Bishop

In this episode Adam is joined by head coach of Bishop McGuinness Men's Basketball, Josh Thompson. Located in North Carolina, Josh has one of the top basketball programs in the state, winning two state championships over the past twelve years. He joins the episode to...

Desire vs Direction

Desire vs Direction

All teams desire success at the end of the season. Few teams map out the directions it will take to reach that destination. This episode dives into how coaches can create the step by step plan to get their team where they want to end up. Adam is joined by Southeast...

Should Taking Away Sports Be a Go-To Discipline for Parents?

Should Taking Away Sports Be a Go-To Discipline for Parents?

Accepting consequences from actions is one of the most important lessons parents teach their children while growing up. Taking away time with friends, devices, and competing in sports are all common practices. Our episode today discusses whether or not the removal of...

Creating a Winning Environment – Featuring Kayla Smith

Creating a Winning Environment – Featuring Kayla Smith

We are joined by local Chick-fil-A Owner and Operator, Kayla Smith. Kayla's passion for developing the next generation of leaders make her an incredible guest for this episode, where she and Adam discuss how to create a winning environment with your team. Adam also...

Can Captains be Underclassmen?

Can Captains be Underclassmen?

Regional Coach Aseem Rastogi joins Adam during this episode to continue their conversation regarding team captains, which they shared in a previous episode. This episode focuses on the possibility of having captains that are underclassmen, which is well outside the...

GTT – Is your team helping or hurting?

GTT – Is your team helping or hurting?

Groups are special, because together they can bring out the best in one another. But if you're not careful, groups also have the ability to bring out the worst. This Green Team Talk challenges you to understand if the individuals who make up your team are helping...

Building a leadership program in your program

Building a leadership program in your program

This episode shares our experiences and the specific ways we have worked to build leadership programs at the youth, high school, and collegiate levels. Lead 'Em Up Regional Coach Aseem Rastogi also joins the episode to give insight on his years of leadership building...