5 Considerations Before Suspending or Disciplining Athletes

The following is an excerpt from the new book: Control Your Off the Field Concerns: Proven Remedies for Coaches and Athletic Directors to Solve Your Toughest Challenges Keeping your athletes in line can sometimes be a challenge. When they violate team rules, getting them back on track is one of the unpleasant aspects of coaching that […]

14 Tips for Leading Generation Z Athletes

The following 14 principles for leading Post-Millenials or Generation Z are directed to the work-place, but many of the same concepts apply to athletic teams as well.  This was our number one blog post for high schools in 2018 and was excerpted from the book : Championship Performance Coaching Volume 1: Legendary Coaching Wisdom on […]

How Bill Belichick Quizzes to Improve Performance

In the following excerpt from The Football Coach’s Game Plan for Leadership, this chapter breaks down how Bill Belichick uses random quizzes to have the best prepared team in the NFL. So how does he drill information into his players so that the retention is so successful? It’s called random quizzing and his players don’t […]

14 Tips to Lead Millennials

The following 14 principles for leading Millennials are directed to the work-place, but many of the same concepts apply to athletic teams as well. Excerpted from the book Championship Performance Coaching Volume 1: Legendary Coaching Wisdom on Leadership, Motivation, and Practice Plans to Achieve Your Dream Season. Give them freedom with their schedule. Even limited […]

5 Steps to Reverse Player Attitude Problems

You can turn around a player’s problem attitude by taking the following one to one coaching steps: 1) List standards of behavior expected. You probably already have a list of team rules or policies. Show him or her where they are not meeting expectations. 2) Point out weak areas that need improvement. Using performance charts, […]

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 […]

4 Most Common Team Captain Mistakes

You want your team captains to be like extensions of your coaching on the floor or field. But some players don’t always lead in a way that helps raise the play of everyone around them. Here are 4 mistakes that you should watch out for so your captains don’t make them. The following is excerpted […]