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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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My New Sport is Recovery

Austin has been doing an amazing job letting all of the EducatedCoaches.com readers know how she is recovering from her ACL tear.  Her story continues below.  To read the other sections of her inspirational pieces click on the following links: Austin Seelbach – ACL Operation, Recovery, and Rehabilitation Austin Seelbach – ACL Surgery and First Days… Continue reading My New Sport is Recovery

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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 II – The Developmental Process

Learning the process of educating others in the athletic realm has always been intriguing to me.  From the days when my Dad was the coach through playing higher level baseball and soccer, it was always interesting to me to assess how coaches train athletes.  Observing these methods in action shaped and molded my belief system… Continue reading The Education of A Coach Part II – The Developmental Process

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The Education of A Coach

“A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.” -Horace Mann Americans are often considered some of the top soccer goalkeepers in the World due to many reasons including participating in multiple sports that improve hand-eye coordination and having tremendous athleticism and then… Continue reading The Education of A Coach

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Technical Brilliance through Deliberate Practice

“Not every good juggler is a good player, but every good player is a good juggler.”   Unknown My dreams as a child (dating back to sixth grade) were to be a physical education teacher and high school athletic coach if my professional athlete dreams did not turn out (Dream Big!!!). Following my experiences at… Continue reading Technical Brilliance through Deliberate Practice

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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