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Creating Realistic Success

“I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.” Booker T. Washington Defining success in a realistic manner creates opportunities for individuals and teams to accomplish established goals and create openings… Continue reading Creating Realistic Success

Coach Brad · Development · Leadership · Youth Sports

Servant Leadership Examples for Coach, Parent, and Athlete

“You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.” -Albert Einstein Theoretically it is very easy to say I want to become a servant leader but how can we put it into practice.  A greater understanding of servant leadership is needed and we provide that through specific examples of how… Continue reading Servant Leadership Examples for Coach, Parent, and Athlete

Coach Brad · Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday Educated Coaches is one month old today!!!  13 posts and one month later we continue to publish three dynamic posts per week on timely topics related to coaching, teaching, sport, leadership, and development. Going into this endeavor, we were not sure if we even had enough content for one month of 13 posts.  Both Matt and… Continue reading Happy Birthday Educated Coaches

Coach Brad · Development · Leadership

10 Characteristics of a Servant Leader

“Those who believe what we believe offer their blood, sweat, and tears.  Those who don’t believe demand more money and glory.” -Simon Sinek (Author and Speaker) John Maxwell and Simon Sinek are both well knows Servant Leaders who have created cultures of success among their followers.  These are two of my favorite quotes from them.… Continue reading 10 Characteristics of a Servant Leader

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Servant Leadership – Inspire Your Followers!

Among athletic groups, leadership roles form through various group dynamic factors.  Individual athletes, coaches, parents, and other adults involved are a few of the categories that leadership roles develop over the course of training sessions, team functions and games.  Providing the appropriate type of leadership in these roles defines the success of the group whether… Continue reading Servant Leadership – Inspire Your Followers!

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The Importance of the Effective Youth Sports Teacher

“Well paid jobs in academy football are necessary to have higher quality teachers working with England’s youth players.” Matt Whitehouse The previous quote from Matt Whitehouse inspired me to construct this blog post focused upon youth sports in the United States.  Academy football in England provides a strong and effective youth program for the… Continue reading The Importance of the Effective Youth Sports Teacher