A positive sports environment established for all athletes. How can this actually happen? This can happen by caring individuals having a better understanding about why athletes participate in sports. A Michigan State University study reported that athletes participate in sports for the top 5 reasons: To have fun. To do something I’m good at. To… Continue reading Educated Coaches Vision for 2015
Coach Miguel is back with another Thursday soccer coaching tip. Coach Miguel has just registered for the NSCAA Premier Diploma and is beyond excited to take this course in January. It will be a fantastic time for him to continue his growth as a coach and a leader. For this post, Coach Miguel writes about giving… Continue reading Coaching Tips 2 – Miguel Lopez – Coaching Points with Detail
“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
Leaders influence followers within all areas of life including business, leisure, and recreational activities. Within the youth soccer world; soccer coaches, directors and organizations provide leadership and the knowledge of how to become a better soccer player. The knowledge, level, and ability of the organization and coach directly influence the passion and skill development of… Continue reading Youth Soccer Coaches in the United States: Organizational Structure
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
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
“Friend, there’s no greater investment in life than in being a people builder. Relationships are more important than our accomplishments.” Joel Osteen Creating an effective environment that defines success for each participant is a vital aspect of creating a positive experience when part of a team. The leader/coach that can provide this type of experience has… Continue reading Effective Leadership Produces Positive Relationships
Austin Seelbach has an amazing story of recovery, perseverance, and determination to overcome her ACL tear. She is almost ready to come back to full contact and she talks about it below in her post. Thanks for the continued support of Austin and the EducatedCoaches.com blog. We are all so excited about seeing Austin on… Continue reading April 25th – A Huge Day for Austin!!!
As a full time youth soccer coach, I may work with children between the ages of 3 to 18 all in the same day. Providing this service with a full effort on each occasion like it could be the final time I ever work with that group or participant is an item I attempt to… Continue reading The Strength of Humility
Austin Seelbach writes a fantastic post about how her ACL recovery is coming along. Austin is an amazing person and has allowed the readers of EducatedCoaches.com an inside look at her struggles and triumphs as she works towards a full recover of her ACL tear. Thanks for reading about this amazing young lady. Hey everyone,… Continue reading Austin Seelbach – Recovery is Happening!!!