Category: Program Building

Action Steps for Team Leaders

Some good thoughts to share with your team’s leaders or with the entire team. These two handouts were taken from Ryan Renquist’s “The Notebook of Champions” Building Success One Victory at a Time (Sixth Edition) What is a Leader? A…

Developing a Positive Team Culture

by Brian Williams Teams that have negative cultures surrounding them sap the energy out of everyone involved–most importantly, the players. Teams that have positive cultures add energy to everyone’s tank. Being an “energy giver” is a conscious decision that coaches,…

Valuing the Daily Process of Improving

Coach Zak Boisvert has put together some notes on the coaching philosophy of Alabama Football Coach Nick Saban. I hope the notes can have a positive impact on your program. All coaches can learn something, regardless of what sport we…

Assistant Coach Qualities

These articles were written by Alan Stein on his Stronger Team Blog. Assistant Coaches’ Code: Your #1 job is to make your head coach’s job easier. Be a servant leader. Find what your head coach needs you to do and…

Core Values of a Championship Program

I received this from Steve Smiley. The values are from The North Carolina women’s soccer program. They have won 21 NCAA National Championships since 1982. So, even if your sport is not soccer, there is definitely something you can use…