Coach Brad · Development · Positive Sports Environment · Youth Soccer Development · Youth Sports

One Way to Enhance the Leadership Experience

This spring as the coach of the Savannah Arts Academy Girls Soccer team, developing leadership skills was an important aspect of our seasonal plan. At the top of the list, I ranked communication as the most important aspect of leadership. One way we worked towards developing our communication skills was through Captain presentations. The five… Continue reading One Way to Enhance the Leadership Experience

Coach Brad · Coaching · Development · Education · Leadership · Success · Youth Sports

Leadership Opportunities for Young Athletes

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born. —Warren Bennis (Pioneer of Leadership Studies) Finding meaningful opportunities to learn how to be a leader as a young person are often limited and haphazard… Continue reading Leadership Opportunities for Young Athletes