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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

ACL Injury · Development · Education · Guest Posts · Youth Sports

Austin Seelbach – ACL Operation, Recovery, and Rehabilitation

Austin Seelbach is an extremely successful soccer player, a fantastic student, and a great citizen in all that she does within her family and community.  I met her as a member of the 96/97 Storm Soccer Academy Girls Soccer team three years ago and I have always enjoyed working with her.  She always provides a… Continue reading Austin Seelbach – ACL Operation, Recovery, and Rehabilitation

Coaching · Guest Posts · Leadership · Youth Sports

Coaching Teenage Girls – Tips to Create Success

Lindsay Stefanini is a Staff Coach at Storm Soccer Academy and has been working with youth girls soccer participants that are between the ages of 12 and 17 for the last four years.  As a former standout performer on the women’s soccer team at Morehead State University, Lindsay is a great resource as she witnessed… Continue reading Coaching Teenage Girls – Tips to Create Success

Coach Brad · Education · Leadership · Youth Sports

Love, Passion, and Desire: Creating the Dedicated Athlete

“Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back…play for her.” -Mia Hamm The development of an athlete in a sport that requires fine motor skill necessitates the athlete first enjoying… Continue reading Love, Passion, and Desire: Creating the Dedicated Athlete