Category: Leadership

The Relational Leader

Coquese Washington: The Relational Leader By Dr. Cory Dobbs, The Academy for Sport Leadership COQUESE WASHINGTON HEAD BASKETBALL COACH PENN STATE, 2007 – PRESENT In his best-selling book, First things First, organizational expert Stephen Covey opens with an essential leadership…

The Little Big Things

From the Academy for Sport Leadership–Dr. Cory Dobbs A Note to the Student-Athlete THE LITTLE BIG THINGS: Excellence Begins by Sweating the Small Stuff “HEY STUDENT-ATHLETE!” It’s All About the Locker Room I recently visited a neighborhood Denny’s. Prior to…

Big “We,” little “me”

An Academy for Sport Leadership Case Study–Dr. Cory Dobbs Instructions: give a copy to every team member.  Read alone.  Answer discussion questions.  Come together as a team and engage in a spirited conversation.  When you’re done, identify two action items…

Help Your Captains Lead with Integrity

This article and other helpful coaching tools can be found at Coach Dawn Writes By Dawn Redd-Kelly. “The most effective form of leadership is supportive. It is collaborative. It is never assigning a task, role or function to another that we…

Developing Your Leadership Program

The information presented here was provided to me by another coach and I know how important it is to develop our young athletes into leaders not only for the present but also for the future wanted to share this with…

Characteristics of Highly Successful Coaches

John McCarthy Author / Speaker Former College Head Coach, Former College Athletic Director, and NAIA administrator This presentation provides excellent insight on the characteristics of successful coaches from around the country. This presentation provides motivation and insight for what successful…

A Leader in Every Locker

The End of Yesterday By Dr. Cory Dobbs The Academy for Sport Leadership Excerpt from A Leader in Every Locker (2016) “I’m not used to supposing. I’m just a working man. My boss does the supposing . . .” This…

Coaching Leadership Academy Concepts Part 2

Here is the second part of the notes from Coach Meyer’s leadership academy. Here is the link to the first part:  Leadership Notes Part 1 3 Traits of an Addict 1) perfectionist 2) have high control needs 3) people pleaser…

Leadership Academy Notes Part 5

This is the final installment of our Leadership Academy Posts. You can read all 5 parts at this link: Leadership Academy Notes #15 The Law Of The Edge “The Difference Between Two Equally Talented Teams Is Leadership” What is the…

Leadership Academy Notes Part 4

This is Part 4 of a 5 Part Series of Notes from a Leadership Academy provided for a school’s student Athletes. You can read all 5 parts at this link: Leadership Academy Notes A Leader Must Accept Full Responsibility  …