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Keep Coaches in the Game

“Bobby seems melancholy, not his usual hail-fellow cynical jokester. His team just lost, and played soft, and he worries that yelling at the players will make them turn on each other. He’s had a lot of success here but always worries about getting fired. The stress eats at him. He finishes his one beer and… Continue reading Keep Coaches in the Game

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Learning Through Mentorship on the Athletic Field

“To reach people no one else is reaching, we must do things no one else is doing.” Craig Groeschel (LifeChurch.tv) Leaders within organizations must realize that in order to be a success, they must build a climate calculated to build potential leaders.  Leaders that surround themselves with other leaders create more success for their organization.… Continue reading Learning Through Mentorship on the Athletic Field

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The Education of a Coach Part X: Athletes, Families, Coaches, and Fans Want Your Leadership

“The secret of leadership is simple: Do what you believe in.  Paint a picture of the future.  Go there.  People will follow.” -Seth Godin (Leadership Expert) With this being the final blog post of the Education of a Coach Series, I wanted to have another discussion about sport leadership.  To catch up on all of… Continue reading The Education of a Coach Part X: Athletes, Families, Coaches, and Fans Want Your Leadership

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The Education of a Coach Part IX: The Importance of the Leaders Behavior

“Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react.  If you’re in control, they’re in control.”   -Tom Landry (Former NFL Player and Coach) Game Day is an exciting day for athletes, parents, fans, the coaching staff, and anybody else that shows concern for the organization or… Continue reading The Education of a Coach Part IX: The Importance of the Leaders Behavior

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The Education of a Coach Part VIII: Developing a Mentorship Relationship

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” -Dwight D. Eisenhower (34th President of the United States) As a young coach, developing a mentor relationship with a more experienced and accomplished colleague can set in motion a valuable friendship that allows for both… Continue reading The Education of a Coach Part VIII: Developing a Mentorship Relationship

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The Education of a Coach Part VII: 10,000 Hours Leads to Success

Becoming an expert teacher-coach is a rigorous process that a considerable number of coaches will unfortunately never be able to realize.  One does not just become a superior coach but must work hard at their craft employing a distinct method to find this excellence.  An individual must put forth a focused effort over the course… Continue reading The Education of a Coach Part VII: 10,000 Hours Leads to Success

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The Education of A Coach Part VI: Coaching Attributes that Lead to Participant Success

Excellent teacher-coaches are able to provide a meaningful journey for the athletes they find themselves around.  They create experiences that set in motion the athletes aspirations to provide more: Effort Desire Passion Commitment Development Intensity Skill Development Leadership Growth Athletes that participate for teacher-coaches like this love to interact with the coach, be praised by… Continue reading The Education of A Coach Part VI: Coaching Attributes that Lead to Participant Success

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The Education of a Coach Part V – Sport Introduction for Young Participants

Matt Waymont is adding into our series on the Education of a Coach. Matt who is a former player at Mars Hill College has been applying the trade of coaching at Storm Soccer Academy since 2010. During this time, he has learned that his favorite group to work with and introduce the game of soccer to… Continue reading The Education of a Coach Part V – Sport Introduction for Young Participants

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The Education of A Coach Part IV – Developing Young Coaches

Adding to our series on the education of a Coach is Matt Nein.  In Part IV he analyzes how he works with and provides leadership for the coaches in the Strength and Conditioning Program at Salisbury University.  The school is quite fortunate to have an individual that is willing to put forth this type of… Continue reading The Education of A Coach Part IV – Developing Young Coaches

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The Education of A Coach Part III – The Miguel Lopez Story – The Young Coaches Journey

Miguel Lopez is a young coach at Storm Soccer Academy that is extremely passionate about developing players and gaining more coaching knowledge.  I asked him to write a post about his coaching story.  This story included how he began coaching soccer, his process to developing as a soccer coach, and what he hopes the future… Continue reading The Education of A Coach Part III – The Miguel Lopez Story – The Young Coaches Journey