Dick Vermeil’s 7 Leadership Principles

MAKE SURE PEOPLE KNOW YOU CARE ABOUT THEM • To win over people you must first win over their hearts. • People care about those who care about them. • Regardless of what uniform...

Focus on the Process

  Coach Nick Saban doesn’t actually refer to it very often, but every one of his assistants and players lives by it. They say it for him, tattooing it at the front of their...

The Size of Your Struggle

  Post-traumatic growth. It’s a beautiful idea. Psychologists call it adversarial growth or post-traumatic growth. “That which doesn’t kill me makes me stronger” is not a cliché but fact. “The struggle against an obstacle...

Bookend Your Days

  “The key to becoming world-class in your endeavors is to build your performance around world-class routines. It can be difficult, even futile, to predict or control what will show up in the middle...

Dream Statement by Florence Griffith Joyner

I was at a youth track meet with my son recently and I noticed a bunch of kids with purple shirts that had the following statement printed on the back. These are some great...

3 Great Ways to Stay Motivated

  You get inspired and set a goal! Maybe it’s to lose 20 pounds, hit a business goal, learn a new sport, or improve with one you’re passionate about. We’ve all been there… at our...

I am only one, but still I am one!

Most people totally under estimate the power of one person.   One player or coach can create a spark of belief that ignites the hearts of his team and all of sudden a new...

Sign For Parents

Found this the other day on the Athletic Director’s door: Coachable, respectful, great teammate, mentally tough, resilient and tries their best… Who could ask for more!  That list is a recipe for a coaches ideal athlete!...