Category: Program Building

Mattering and Marginality

A Pre-Season Note to the Student-Athlete Dr. Cory Dobbs, The Academy for Sport Leadership  www.sportleadership.com People want to matter.  Every member of your team has a yearning to matter.  Unfortunately it’s almost guaranteed that a teammate or two, on your…

Building a Culture of Positivity

This post was provided by Coach Dawn Writes By Dawn Redd-Kelly, If you’re not happy with the culture of your team, how are you working daily to change it around? Here are five Tips As was said over at Leadership Freak,…

Motivating Today’s Athlete

Today’s athletes are still motivated by the same things. What has changed is the amount of competition there is for the athletes’ attention This post provided by the Coaches Network By Ron McKeefery Ron McKeefery, MA, CSCS*D, MSCC, is Vice…

Rules vs. Standards

Editor’s Note from Brian: This article was written by a basketball coach, but I feel that the principles are applicable to coaching any sport. This article was contributed by: Justin Matthew Brandt CoachJustinBrandt@gmail.com CoachJB.weebly.com Here is a link to his…

Norming the Team

Why Norms are the Driver of Team Culture Dr. Cory Dobbs, The Academy for Sport Leadership “It’s not enough to know how to lead; you need to know how to build leaders too.” On a scale from one to ten,…

Teamwork and Culture Shaping

Bill Wadley Recently retired Men’s Swimming Coach Ohio State This presentation deals with shaping and changing cultural barriers and shifting well established habits which becomes the challenge of cultural shaping. Coach Wadley discusses the goals and barriers that impact faculty…

When Will What We Know, Change What We Do?

By John O’Sullivan, founder of Change the Game Project “My daughter and I had to miss her grandfather’s funeral when she was 12 for a cheerleading competition.” I had to read that twice to be sure what I was reading.…

Program Culture Thoughts

This article was sent to me by Dennis Hutter Coach Hutter is the Head Women’s Coach at Mayville State University. Dennis also has a coaching website. The URL is http://www.coachhutter.com/ I believe that the vast majority of these points can…