Help 1st Year Players Integrate into Team Culture

When freshman and transfers enter your program, you want them to integrate into your team culture as quickly as possible.   To help make this transition smooth, here are three tips for coaches and five for athletes. These 8 ideas will build team chemistry. Coaches to do list: 1) Welcome letter. After they sign their commitment […]

Wooden’s 8 Essentials for Great Practice

Former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden was a master at organizing practices for maximum production. Here are his 8 tips to create a great practice environment. Implement these and watch athletic motivation and engagement soar. Excerpted from the book Championship Performance Coaching I: Legendary Coaching Wisdom on Leadership, Motivation, and Practice Plans to Achieve Your […]