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Commitment: Measuring Buy-In

Coaches often ask their athletes if they are bought in to becoming successful in their sport or the best athlete they can personally become. The answer we always hear is YES Coach, I am ALL IN! This is great to hear, but as a coach, how do we truly know if they are bought in?… Continue reading Commitment: Measuring Buy-In

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Educated Coaches Best of 2015

Matt and I would like to thank you for your continued support of Educated Coaches. We are brothers that believe and live our WHY on an everyday basis…We empower athletes, families, coaches, and organizations to create opportunities for lifetime success. Even though we are followed by a relatively small group of people, our impact on sport… Continue reading Educated Coaches Best of 2015

Coach Matt · Coaching · Development · Education · Success · Youth Sports

Baseball – State of the Game Part III

Baseball first began in the United States around 1790 meaning that this great game has been around for over two hundred years. Known as the National Pastime, Baseball has been an American game that has spread to other countries around the world. With that being said, you would come to think that the United States would… Continue reading Baseball – State of the Game Part III

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Baseball – State of the Game Part II

As stated in other posts here on EducatedCoaches.com, the experiences we create for young participants are vital to developing a lasting love for the game. It is my observation of the game of baseball that the experiences that are currently being created at an early age are nowhere near the best possible opportunities for falling in… Continue reading Baseball – State of the Game Part II

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Baseball – State of the Game Part I

Today was opening day for the local little league and my daughter, Elodie, is playing on a t-ball team with other children aged four and five. The day started off great as there was a parade that traveled all through the town ending at the ball fields. Following the parade, we had an opening ceremony… Continue reading Baseball – State of the Game Part I

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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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Sport Specialization – The Whole Truth

The age at which an athlete should begin specializing in a single sport has been and currently is a hot topic in the United States. We hear all the time that sport specialization can lead to increased stress, overuse injuries, burnout, and lack of motivation. We know that there is plenty of research available that… Continue reading Sport Specialization – The Whole Truth

Coach Brad · Coaching · Development · Success

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Over the course of the last six months, Matt and I have had a blast developing and promoting our thoughts on sport and leadership success.  We look forward to the new year by providing you with relevant and timely posts to enhance the sports experience for parents, coaches, athletes, and fans. We have just been… Continue reading Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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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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Time for A Change – Part II

Coach Matt Nein writes a fantastic post about change and the realities of this happening. ENJOY!!! It’s time, time to start the change.  You cannot stay in one place and expect success to develop.  As I said in part 1 of this blog resiliency to change is often easier.  Change takes effort and commitment to… Continue reading Time for A Change – Part II