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Four Ways To Transform Your School Experience

Four Ways To Transform Your School Experience

Join us on our latest episode as we unveil the transformative power of Lead 'Em Up Classroom! In this episode, we share four key ways our program revolutionizes the school experience. Learn how educators across the country are enhancing the relationships on campus,...

Four Ways To Transform Your School Experience

How To Track Your Team’s Leadership

How do you know if your team’s leadership is increasing? In this episode of the Lead 'Em Up podcast, we're discussing the intricate landscape of tracking your team's leadership journey. We'll unveil the most effective tools and techniques to monitor growth and conduct...

Four Ways To Transform Your School Experience

Should AD’s Make Lead ‘Em Up Mandatory

Athletic Directors play an essential role in the success of a school’s athletic department. We all know leadership wins, but should AD’s make leadership training mandatory? Join us for a riveting discussion on whether Athletic Directors should mandate Lead 'Em Up for...

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The #1 Thing Preventing Our Athletes From Leading Greater

Have you ever had athletes fail to step and lead, when you know they can do so? What prevents our athletes from leading when they can do so? Tune in to this fascinating episode and discover the number one thing that prevents our athletes from leading greater. In the...

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The Most Surprising Answer You Wouldn’t Expect

We are joined once again by Lead ‘Em Up member coaches Brad Storm and Ryan Winckler. In this episode, Brad and Ryan unpack and discuss the most surprising answer Brad gave at a Live Training we recently hosted at their school. Brad’s response cuts right to the heart...

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Living Out The Green Team with Erie High School

In this episode, we are joined by Lead ‘Em Up member coaches Brad Storm and Ryan Winckler. Brad and Ryan share how they were able to successfully roll out Lead ‘Em Up at their school. If you’ve ever wondered what Lead ‘Em Up could look like and what it could do your...

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How Much Is Enough?

Every coach should ask themselves: "How much is enough?" In this episode, our focus is on empowering players to verbalize and articulate their leadership journey. We focus on the importance of effective communication in leadership development. Tune in for an...

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Are You Working on the Right Thing?

In this episode of the Lead 'Em Up podcast, we tackle the pivotal question every coach should ask themselves: "Are you working on the right thing?" Join us as we explore the transformative power of emotional intelligence in coaching. Discover practical strategies and...

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Details Have To Be Part of Your Equation

On the latest episode of the Lead 'Em Up podcast, we look at the relationship between success and details. What do high achievers do in their pursuit of greatness? Tune in as we discuss why incorporating details into your equation is not just a strategy but a mindset...

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The GLDP Model

It’s no secret that coaches lack the time and resources to create a robust, and holistic leadership program. Due to factors out of the coach’s control this can lead to a “patchwork” program? In this episode, we will discuss the traps and challenges of a “patchwork”...

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Leveling Up

In this episode, we unpack the concept of “Leveling Up.” Has your team ever suffered from a lack of maturity and not performed as well as they could as a result? Everything changes when we’re able to get our players to “Level Up” and perform at a higher level. Join us...

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The Glue that Binds: Unleashing the Power of “The Glue Guy”

Join us as we delve into the often-overlooked yet crucial contributions of 'Glue Guys'—the unsung heroes who forge connections and elevate team cohesion. This insightful discussion reveals the intangible elements that make or break a team. This episode promises to...

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Championship Series Part 4 of 4

Join us for this special 4-part series as we share the four things all championship teams must have. As we've worked directly with state championship teams in each of the last 12 seasons, these four themes showed up on EACH of these champion teams. This 4-part series...

Four Ways To Transform Your School Experience

Championship Series Part 3 of 4

Join us for this special 4-part series as we share the four things all championship teams must have. As we've worked directly with state championship teams in each of the last 12 seasons, these four themes showed up on EACH of these champion teams. This 4-part series...

Four Ways To Transform Your School Experience

Championship Series Part 2 of 4

Join us for this special 4-part series as we share the four things all championship teams must have. As we've worked directly with state championship teams in each of the last 12 seasons, these four themes showed up on EACH of these champion teams. This 4-part series...

Four Ways To Transform Your School Experience

Championship Series Part 1 of 4

Join us for this special 4-part series as we share the four things all championship teams must have. As we've worked directly with state championship teams in each of the last 12 seasons, these four themes showed up on EACH of these champion teams. This 4-part series...

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Senior Responsibility

Building off a popular tweet recently shared by Adam Bradley, we need to be reminded of the role Seniors play in dictating the tone and culture of our team. Whether good or bad, they set the tone. But knowing that is only the first step, what you do to make sure...

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Character Before Leadership

In this episode, we discuss the priority of character development. Many athletes skip past the part of character development and jump to leadership. This is a trap that many fall into which leaves their leadership coming up short. Athletes need to understand they have...

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Sometimes Time Is The Only Teacher

The role of a coach and educator is a challenging one. There have been points where we’ve all wondered, “Is what I’m teaching sticking?” “Is it resonating with my kids?” In this episode, we want to encourage you. For some kids TIME will be the teacher, they just need...

Four Ways To Transform Your School Experience

The Future of the Leadership Coach in Sports

In this exciting episode of the Lead 'Em Up podcast, we delve into the dynamic landscape of sports leadership coaching and explore its future trajectory. Join us as we dissect emerging trends, innovative strategies, and the evolving role of leadership coaches in...

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Leadership Through Identity!

In this episode, we delve deep into the fascinating realm of Leadership Identity. Join us as we explore the intricate ways in which our individual identities shape and mold our leadership styles. Uncover the pivotal role that self-awareness plays in fostering...

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Teaching Leadership at the Youth Level

In this illuminating episode we share the art of teaching leadership at the youth level. Join us as we explore age-appropriate strategies that will help you empower the next generation of leaders both on and off the playing field. Don't miss this opportunity to shape...

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The Power of Positional Praise

In this enlightening episode of Lead 'Em Up, we delve into the concept of "positional praise" and its transformative effects on athlete development. Join us as we explore how recognizing and celebrating the specific strengths and contributions of each player within...

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How To: Enhance Your Athletes’ Emotional Intelligence

In this episode, we dive deep into the crucial topic of elevating your athlete's emotional intelligence. Join us as we explore practical strategies on how to empower young athletes with the emotional skills they need to thrive both on and off the field.

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Approaching leadership through the lens of an Athletic Director

Today we are joined by Justin Justin Schuhmacher from Mary McDowell Friends School in Brooklyn, NY. Justin shares his experiences and insight of going into year 3 with Lead ‘Em Up. In the episode Justin shares the impact Lead ‘Em Up has had on his athletic program,...

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We Believe in Hope… and so Should You!

In a recent Lead 'Em Up training our Regional Coach Leon Thurston was asked by a player in reference to our desire to remove "red" character traits, why don't we just remove "red" people, to which Leon gave an inspiring response. Leon's response can serve as...

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Leaders & Dawgs

After their big season-opening win, the University of Colorado Head Coach Deion Sanders shared he doesn’t have “Captains.” Coach Prime has “Dawgs” and “Leaders” on his team. In this episode, we unpack this unconventional approach and share what we’d like to see on our...

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Do You Have “IT”

It's a common statement in sports how some athletes just have "it" - that "it" factor. But what exactly is "it"? Kyle and Adam break down what it means to have "it" and how to get "it".

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You Better Be Clear

It's essential in coaching that we communicate clearly to our players but what does it mean to be "clear" - we need to have a "subjective sensitivity" to help ensure we're clear. Adam shares a story of how he recently failed in communication with his daughter and...

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Retention is Key

Are your players and students holding on to the things you're teaching? If so, for how long? Is what you're teaching out of their mind in an hour, a day, a week, a month? Or is what you're teaching held onto for years to come or even better, for LIFE? As coaches,...

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Mastering the Sugar & Salt of Coaching

In this episode, we dive into the dynamic world of coach communication, exploring the delicate balance between delivering motivation and constructive critique. Join us as we unpack the essential ingredients of effective coaching, comparing the use of sugar and salt in...

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The Journey of a Program

In today's episode, we are joined by Coach Rachael Simmons, Head Volleyball Coach for Moore High School in Moore, OK. Coach Simmons shares details of how she's transformed her culture during the 4-years since taking over as Head Coach. She goes into details of her...

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4 Ways To Create Your Special Culture

In this episode, we discuss in depth the four ways to create your special team culture. We share our VOLT framework which we’ve presented at clinics across the country. If you’re looking to build something special and create a winning culture, this is a must-listen....

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Having a Division One Mindset with Duke’s Kendall Johnson

In this episode we are joined by Kendall Johnson. Kendall went through the Lead ‘Em Up program as a back to back State Champion at Quince Orchard High School in Maryland. Kendall shares his experience of starting summer training at Duke University, his mindset as he...

Four Ways To Transform Your School Experience

The Power of Creating a Leadership Culture

In this episode, we discuss the transformative impact of fostering a leadership culture within our teams. We share how to create a culture where people feel empowered to lead, and where leadership is welcomed.

Four Ways To Transform Your School Experience

When Should You Host Leadership Training?

In today's episode, we dive into the crucial question of timing when it comes to enhancing leadership skills and empowering teams. It’s not an easy question to answer. There are many nuances that come into play. Join us as we discuss when is the best time, location,...

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Behavior Modification is Not Enough

In today's episode, we explore why so many people become repeat offenders to their own mistakes. In light of recent public sports news of the 25-game suspension for NBA star Ja Morant who became a repeat offender of his own previous mistakes, we dig in deep as to why...

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How to Dig into Greatness with Thomas R. Williams

In this captivating episode of the Lead 'Em Up podcast we are joined by former athlete turned inspirational speaker and author, Thomas R Williams. Strap in for an empowering conversation as Thomas shares his unique journey from the football field to the stage,...

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The Danger of Red Behavior in Pro Sports

What impact does red behavior have in pro sports? In this episode, we discuss a recent clip from Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors. In it, Draymond discusses how his incident involving Jordan Poole affected his team and ultimately cost them a shot at...

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Championship DNA with UCONN’S Jordan Hawkins

In this episode, we are joined by Jordan Hawkins, one of the key members of the University of Connecticut Men's National Championship basketball team. Listen in as we delve into the secrets behind their remarkable success. Jordan shares his insights on building team...

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How To Successful Navigate a Career Change

In this episode of the Lead 'Em Up podcast, we sit down with Adam Bradley, the founder of Lead 'Em Up, to discuss his successful career transition to Lead 'Em Up full-time. Adam shares his experience, challenges, and insights on taking calculated risks, building a...

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The Power of Lead ‘Em Up Classroom

In this episode of the Lead 'Em Up podcast, we'll be discussing Lead 'Em Up Classroom, a program designed to help educators develop the leadership skills of their students. We'll explore the benefits of implementing leadership development in the classroom, the key...

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Character: It’s Not What You Think It Is

In this episode of the Lead 'Em Up podcast, we challenge the traditional understanding of what character means and how it relates to leadership. We explore the idea that character is not just about being a good person, but rather encompasses a range of traits and...

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What to do when You Want it More than Your Players do

Coaches want to win. Badly. They want the best for their athletes and for the team to reach the ceiling. But what happens when it seems like the coach wants it more than the players? This episode will help coaches raise their player's level of desire and win at a...

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Keeping Athletes Engaged to Avoid Burnout

Athlete burnout is real. How can it be avoided? In this episode, we share tips and strategies to keep your athletes, highly engaged and avoid the burnout that plagues so many across the country. No matter what level you are at, this episode will help you keep your...

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How Much Influence does Hip-Hop Have on Today’s Culture?

This episode explores the relationship between hip-hop and today’s athletes. We discuss how this genre influences today’s athletes and the impact it has. We’re joined by Lead ‘Em Up regional coach Leon Thurston who provides great perspective and insight as a former...

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Unstuck with Leon Thurston

In this episode, the guys are joined by Lead ‘Em Up Regional Coach Leon Thurston. Leon shares his inspiring story and how he has used it to help today’s students and athletes achieve academic and athletic success. The conversation and insights shared by Leon provide a...

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The Problem with Leadership Councils

Leadership Councils are a good thing, but there’s a problem with them. What could possibly be the issue? In this episode, Adam and Kyle discuss what the problem is, how to avoid it, and what can be done to get the most value out of a leadership council. If your school...

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Building & Maintaining Trust

Trust is essential for team success. Without trust, everything else falls apart. In this episode, Adam and Kyle discuss how coaches can build a high level of trust with their players. This episode is filled with great conversation and practical tips to help coaches...

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Taking Back Control with Andrew J. Simpson

In this episode, Adam and Kyle are joined by business owner, coach, and author Andrew J. Simpson. Andrew is a wealth of knowledge and shares some incredible tips and exercises on how to help today’s athletes thrive. In the episode Andrew shares his company establishes...

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Underclassmen vs Upperclassmen

How should underclassmen honor upperclassmen? How should upperclassmen respect underclassmen? In this episode we dig into the dynamic all coaches deal with, how to effectively incorporate underclassmen and upperclassmen together on their team. Adam and Kyle give some...

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The Man

A lot of people want to be “The Man” (the star, center of attention, have the spotlight) but aren’t willing to do what it takes to claim that title. In this episode, Adam and Kyle discuss what athletes need to be willing to do in order to claim the title of “The Man.”...

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Leading from Season to Season

Have you ever had an athlete excel as a leader in one sport and struggle to lead in another? In this episode Adam and Kyle unpack what might cause an athlete to struggle leading from season to season. Not only do they share why an athlete may struggle, but the guys...

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Circumstantial Motivation

In this leadership discussion, Adam and Kyle share an important concept you’ll want to discuss with your team, Circumstantial Motivation. This episode raises an important question, what are our athletes driven by? Are they internally or externally motivated? How do we...

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7 Signs You Might be Red

In this episode we share seven signs that an athlete may be red. For teams to reach their highest potential, teammates must be vigilant on keeping their teammates out of the red. Adam and Kyle not only share what warning signs we should keep a lookout for, but also...

Whose Responsibility Is It?

Whose Responsibility Is It?

In this episode, Adam and Kyle discuss one of the many intricacies related to building team-wide leadership. When we have a player who’s living in the red or having a red moment, whose responsibility is it to address the red teammate? How should they address them?

Connecting Like Never Before

Connecting Like Never Before

Today's episode is all about connection. For teams to reach the necessary level of leadership to reach their potential, we have to spend time investing in deep relationships. As you'll hear Adam share in the episode, we need to move teammate relationships from "we're...

3 Easy Ways to get Greater Buy-In from your Players

3 Easy Ways to get Greater Buy-In from your Players

Part 4 of our Season Set-Up series will give you 3 tangible ways to develop greater buy-in from your team this season. These are easy to understand concepts, but take work and commitment to implement with your team. If done properly, these 3 ideas can be the jumpstart...

The Two Boxes you need to check before your season begins

The Two Boxes you need to check before your season begins

We are back with episode 3 of our Season Set-Up Series, getting your team ready for it's best season ever. Adam and Kyle share two of the most important pieces of communication you need to have with your team BEFORE the season gets into full swing. Checking these...

The Needed Response to those that “Lead by Example”

The Needed Response to those that “Lead by Example”

We are back with Episode 2 of our 6-part Season Set-Up Series designed to help coaches get their team's leadership to a new level this year. This episode is centered around the common leadership style of leading by example, which is how many players would describe how...

The Captain Trap – what you must avoid when selecting captains

The Captain Trap – what you must avoid when selecting captains

Today we begin our 6-part Season Set-Up Series designed to prepare your team for a great start this season. Adam and Kyle cover the crucial aspects of selecting team captains, as well as common traps to avoid that many teams fall in to. This episode will also give you...

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...

Reshaping Identity – Getting Students to Identify as Leaders

Reshaping Identity – Getting Students to Identify as Leaders

One of the best ways to impact someone and help them reach new levels is to help them change their identity. Getting them to view themselves in a new light may be the first step in their transformation. Helping students begin identifying themselves as leaders is a...

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...

The Process to Enhancing a School Culture to Something Special

The Process to Enhancing a School Culture to Something Special

Today we are joined by Shane Oakes, MTSS Coordinator at White River Valley School District (Vermont). Shane has been a huge part of changing his school culture through rolling out a schoolwide leadership program, using the Lead 'Em Up curriculum. While many leadership...

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...

The 4-Roles of Leadership You Need to Know – Chris Woodside

The 4-Roles of Leadership You Need to Know – Chris Woodside

Today we are joined by leadership expert Chris Woodside. Chris is currently a sports management professor and co-facilitator of a leadership academy, as well as an assistant college basketball coach. In his research on leadership, he has outlined four roles of...

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...

GTT – The Minimize/Maximize Dynamic all Players Need to Know

GTT – The Minimize/Maximize Dynamic all Players Need to Know

In this Green Team Talk, we share a critical dynamic all players need to know in regards to their personal success compared to the team success. Teams that trust this concept will maximize their talent level and overachieve this season rather than underachieve.

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...

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...

Brooklyn Nets Adam Harrington

Brooklyn Nets Adam Harrington

In this episode we are joined by Brooklyn Nets assistant coach Adam Harrington. Adam has reached the highest level of coaching by building incredible relationships with the players and coaches he has worked with. He shares about his passion for coaching and developing...

Why We Decided to Make a Premium

Why We Decided to Make a Premium

This episode gives an inside look into our newly released, premium subscription. We have added 7 brand new exercises, including Green Team part 2. In addition, this offering features customized "Green Standards" team posters, verified stickers and MVG trophies,...

Reframing Accountability

Reframing Accountability

We get feedback from many coaches about the struggles their team endures when it comes to teammates holding each other accountable. Unfortunately, accountability has a negative connotation, which creates a mental road block for players. In this episode Adam Bradley...

GTT – Extra

GTT – Extra

We can do what is required, or we can do extra. Leaders are always looking for the 'extra' that will elevate their teammates and separate their team from the competition. With this context, can you describe yourself as a leader of your team?

Jennifer Rizzotti

Jennifer Rizzotti

Today Adam is joined by legendary player/coach Jennifer Rizzotti. As a NCAA champion, Olympic Gold Medalist, WNBA champion, and much more, she brings experience and insight for coaches and players to make this one of the best podcast episodes you have experienced. You...

Caleb Parnin

Caleb Parnin

In this episode Adam is joined by state championship soccer coach Caleb Parnin. Caleb is the head coach at North Muskegon High School in Michigan, and helped lead his team to the 2021 Division 4 title. He shares some of the keys that went into their ultimate success,...

Optional vs Mandatory

Optional vs Mandatory

Summer workouts are here, and so are social media posts from coaches about how just as summer workout are optional, so is their decision to give their players playing time. This is an internal struggle many programs face, and the desire from coaches to get their...

UVA MBB Brad Soderberg

UVA MBB Brad Soderberg

This episode features a special interview with University of Virginia Men's Basketball coach Brad Soderberg. As a National Champion, Coach Soderberg brings valuable experience and insight leading at the highest level of college basketball. Adam is also joined by...

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...