If your child has ever been coached by a negative coach, you have probably been tempted to fight fire with fire. If he’s a yeller, you want to chew him out. If he’s critical, you want to be critical about him being critical. If he focuses more on the mistakes of the team than on...Read.... More »
To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. Welcome to my All Star Podcasting Series! Episode #2 This 10-week series features 10 indepth podcast discussions with some of my best past podcast guests. In my other podcasts, we touched on some of these subjects, but I want to go deeper, ask hard.... More »
What is a “Bad” season anyway? Have you ever gone through a season that can only be described as “Bad?” Maybe your child is struggling with getting along with her teammates. Or isn’t getting the playing time he wants. Or isn’t improving at the rate you’d lik.... More »
Many adults complain that the younger generation is full of entitled kids, teens, and even millennials, and that a spoiled athlete is hard to stomach. I am not writing to debate that issue. In fact, I’m advocating something that may cause some of you to do a doubletake, and that is this very s.... More »
Steve Kerr is NBA’s Coach of the Year On Tuesday, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was awarded the NBA Coach of the Year in a landslide. Kerr, who won his first championship as a coach with the Warriors last season, built on a successful campaign and helped the team to an NBA record […]
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These swimming award certificates will come in handy for all types of swimming occasions. When kids learn how to swim, take their first dive into the pool or just excel at swimming, it might be time to recognize their achievements in a memorable way. This 6-pack bundle of swimming certificates templates is just the ticket…
Chicago plays host to this year’s NFL Draft with official proceedings kicking off this evening. Chicago, one of our favorite cities, is an excellent choice to be the host city for the draft with its rich football history, bustling metropolis, architectural delights and central location.
In the same fashion that the Super Bowl rotates locations year to year, I imagine the NFL will begin rotating the location of the draft more frequently…
The very BEST coach I ever had BELIEVED in ME,He encouraged me to BELIEVE in MYSELF and DREAM!He REFUSED to let me get away with a MEDIOCRE effort,He CHALLENGED me to push beyond my limits,He CELEBRATED my successes, leading me to feel I had earned them,He helped me learn and GROW FROM MY FAILURES,He reassured me that I couldn’t learn and get better without collecting enough of them!He TRUSTED me to TRUST MYSELF,He RESPECTED & CARED about me as a person beyond my sport,He “WALKED THE TALK” and modeled all that he taught me,He was HONEST and TRUSTWORTHY,He made me feel SAFE around him,He kept what we were doing IN PERSPECTIVE,He was consistently FAIR,His only “favorites” where those athletes who consistently showed up, worked hard, had a positive attitude and were team players…