Cool vs Care

Cool vs Care

In this leadership breakdown, Adam and Kyle discuss a dilemma kids face with their teammates or friends, which we refer to as Cool vs Care. Kids are more concerned with being "cool" with their teammates, rather than actually "caring" about their teammates. Truly...

Becoming a Champion – Kenneth MacFawn

Becoming a Champion – Kenneth MacFawn

In this episode, we are joined by restaurant owner and World Pizza Champion Kenneth MacFawn. An owner of White Rabbit Gastropub and Rad Pies in Maryland, he recently won Best Deep Dish Pizza in the Las Vegas World Pizza Competition. He brings a different perspective...

How Strong is Your Farm System?

How Strong is Your Farm System?

Today's conversation raises an important question about the future of your program - how strong is your farm system? We know the importance of this system at the professional sports level, with teams pouring money into the development of their young players in hopes...

Creating a School Culture that Produces Greatness

Creating a School Culture that Produces Greatness

We are joined by Ken Byard, Principal of North Muskegon High School (MI), to discuss the incredible school culture he has helped create. From implementing a dedicated school wide leadership program to taking measures against the intense pressure students face in this...

Finding Joy – Where Did all the Joy Go in the Classroom?

Finding Joy – Where Did all the Joy Go in the Classroom?

Today Adam and Kyle discuss the difficult reality of joy leaving classrooms all around the country. With students and teachers are facing many obstacles, it is easy to understand this situation. That being said, can anything be done to bring joy back to the classroom...

Schoolwide Leadership Changes Everything – Rob Dinsdale

Schoolwide Leadership Changes Everything – Rob Dinsdale

We are joined by Rob Dinsdale, assistant Principal at George Fitton Middle School in Brandon, Manitoba. Rob has 11 years in education, with large leadership roles at both the middle school and high school level. Rob speaks about the differences he's seen in teaching...

Put Your Leadership into Practice: Here’s How

Put Your Leadership into Practice: Here’s How

We are joined again by leadership expert Chris Woodside, this episode to discuss how you can practically get leadership theory into real practice reps. This conversation will help you find ways to get your players the leadership reps they need to improve. You can...

Are the Days of “Because I Said So” Over?

Are the Days of “Because I Said So” Over?

As you will hear in today's episode, we believe fear based leadership is the laziest form of leadership. Almost every single person that has heard the phrase, "because I said so" from a coach in their life, which has been a go-to response from coaches for the longest...

Being Mic’d Up is Not Enough

Being Mic’d Up is Not Enough

With college football bowl season and the NFL playoffs close, lots of eyes will be on big games. During these games, players and coaches are sure to see and share viral clips of powerful mic'd up moments of leadership. We love these moments. However, we want players...

The Gap Year that Changed Everything for this D1 Athlete

The Gap Year that Changed Everything for this D1 Athlete

Maryland Lacrosse commit Eric Kolar joins the podcast today to share his experience taking a gap year in a post-graduate high school program as he prepares to compete at the highest level. Eric shares his thoughts that went in to the decision to take an extra year of...

You Don’t Own The Players Rights

You Don’t Own The Players Rights

In this episode Adam is joined by Southeast Regional Coach Kyle Elmendorf to share a powerful mind shift coaches should consider when it comes to the expanding nature of the transfer portal. Should all transfer situations be viewed with a negative mindset? Is there an...

Teaching Losing

Teaching Losing

In this episode Adam is joined by Nathan Emrick from Carterville High School in Illinois. Adam and Nathan discuss an uncommon topic in team situations - losing. This conversation covers teaching players how to lose, responding to losing, and more. In a competitive...

Dale Moga

Dale Moga

This episode features Minnesota high school basketball coach Dale Moga, who leads the Houston Hurricanes girls basketball team. Coach Moga took over the Hurricane program that experienced over 40 years of losing records, and has now built a winning culture with state...