What Makes a Coach ‘Good’?

What Makes a Coach ‘Good’?

So, your children (or you) have decided that they should join a sports team. This is an exciting and crucial time in a child’s life for they are unknowingly about to start learning a whole host of lessons by making this decision. How to lose, how to win,...
Sports Specialization Versus Sports Diversification

Sports Specialization Versus Sports Diversification

Any parent, coach, or athlete familiar with the landscape of youth sports has noticed an increasing trend pointing toward the proliferation of sports specialization. It used to be that aspiring young athletes practiced a variety of sports, alternating activities with...
Coaching in Life

Coaching in Life

The Best Life Coaches Learn From Experience Entrepreneurs and life coaches are important supporters of many people’s lives. They are trained to teach people the skills to make better choices and attain new goals in their own lives, whatever the goals may be....

Where Are They Now?: Scott Stevens

Scott Stevens is one of the most intelligent players I have ever coached and worked with. His basketball IQ is as good as it gets. Scott left coaching so he could truly impact and save lives as a doctor. I will continue to be a fan as he does his part making the world...
How to Develop A Coaching Philosophy

How to Develop A Coaching Philosophy

A new coach must prepare for their first season. There is a lot to consider, and a good philosophy is crucial. This involves the principles based on the playing experience of the coach. A coach is teacher, mentor, friend, role model, and puts their players first. A...
Simple Tools That Every Coach Can Benefit From

Simple Tools That Every Coach Can Benefit From

Great coaching is more than asking the right questions. A coach must be a good listener, a strategist, and have a vision of using their knowledge and skills. Coaches use numerous techniques to define their goals, understand themselves, and locate and overcome...
The Different Types of Coaching Styles

The Different Types of Coaching Styles

Each coach will develop his or her own style of coaching their team. Usually, methods and ideologies change as a coach gains experience. There are also situations where blending certain aspects of a particular style can work for the betterment of the team. Here are...
What is Organizational Leadership?

What is Organizational Leadership?

Good leadership is something that everyone desires to be involved in the workplace. That being said, there are different types of leadership and leadership styles. One such type of leadership is organizational leadership. Organizational leadership can be a very...