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  • learning
    September 16, 2021

    Social-Emotional Learning Through Strength & Conditioning

    by Jim Davis, Staff & Student Wellness Coordinator, New Trier (IL) High School

    Sports teach life lessons. At least that’s what we have been told. 

  • confidence
    September 14, 2021

    Cultivating Confidence in Student-Athletes

    by Sarah Burnell, Assistant Professor of Phys. Ed./Cross Country Head Coach at Grinnell College

    The beauty of confidence is that it’s a skill; we can build it and get better at it over time, and I have a few suggestions on where you can start.

  • young
    September 13, 2021

    A Job Guide for Young Coaches

    by Jay Gore & Bob Gecewich, McGavock (TN) High School

    In 2010 I became the head football coach at an inner-city school in Nashville. In doing so, I inherited a young assistant coach by the name of Bob Gecewich. After several years of coaching together, Bob moved on and has since become a head coach himself. Over the years our friendship and respect for each other have remained. We talk often, usually about attacking opponents or new schemes that we have run across. It seems that more often we talk about common issues that we both encounter as head coaches; dealing with parents, weight room programs, fundraising, etc. On multiple occasions, the conversation has turned toward hiring and mentoring young coaches and the challenges that it presents.

  • level
    August 7, 2021

    Achieving Level II in Athletics

    by Dr. Richard Fowler, Professor of Psychology, Truett McConnell University

    Even though most athletes would tell the coach that they want to perform at their ultimate level of play, the reality is many settle for what would be called a Level I performance. Both the coach and player are unaware that they are not reaching their full potential. Level I performance can be described as an athlete who is faithful in practice carefully studies game film at team meetings and endorses the system outlined by his/her coach.

  • easy
    August 3, 2021

    Between the Lines: Makin’ It Look Easy

    by Wesley Sykes

    I used to think being an athletic director was easy. From my point of view, it looked like the sort of dream job former athletes could thrive in and still stay close to sports. 

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