Category: Professional Development

3 Questions That Turn Losing into Learning

By John  O’Sullivan, Founder of Changing the Game Project Do you want to win every game you play for the rest of your life?” That was a question that Olympic gold medalist and current USA Women’s Volleyball team head coach Karch…

The Ultimate Win

Written and Submitted by Adam Bradley Founder & President, Lead ‘Em Up Coaches want to win and in many cases, coaches ‘need’ to win. The pressure, desires and urgency are all there and because of that, coaches make decisions that’ll…

The Extra Mile

By John O’Sullivan, founder of  Changing the Game Project This article is written to athletes. It is something you can share with them to help motivate them to set their goals high. The extra mile is a lonely place, but it…

Stop Working on Dumb Stuff

This article was provided by Busy.Coach By Mandy Green, University of South Dakota. The Pareto principle states that 20% of a person’s effort generates 80% of the person’s results. The corollary to this is that 20% of one’s results absorb…

How To Receive Feedback Effectively

This article was provided by InnerDrive, a mental skills training company Editor’s note from Brian: I hope that you can use this whether you are a head coach receiving feedback from your administrator, an assistant receiving feedback from your head…

Unlock Your Coaching Potential

by Dr. Cory Dobbs, President, The Academy for Sport Leadership a national leader in providing leadership resources for coaches and student-athletes. The most recent resources include Coaching for Leadership and Teamwork Intelligence: a workbook for the student-athlete along with a…

Making a Coaching “Not to Do” List

By Mandy Green Mandy is the Head Soccer Coach at The University of South Dakota. She is also an Author, Speaker, Trainer and Consultant. She has posted many useful tools for coaches on her site Busy.Coach I’m sure you have either…

Four Items for Your Coaching Toolbox

This article and other helpful coaching tools can be found at Coach Dawn Writes By Dawn Redd-Kelly, Head Volleyball Coach at Beloit College. Folks who are fixer uppers or tinkerers know that the key to handling any situation is having…

Plan Your Day Like You Plan Your Practice

By Mandy Green, Mandy is the Head Soccer Coach at The University of South Dakota. She is also an Author, Speaker, Trainer and Consultant. She has posted many useful tools for coaches on her site Busy.Coach I am speaking in…