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coaching advice

learning
March 16, 2021

Sports Under 40: Learning Through Leading

I have always had a passion for athletics and coaching for as long as I can remember. I am very grateful to have the opportunity to do something I love for a living. As an athletic director for a Charter School District, overseeing athletic programs ...


athletes
March 9, 2021

Iron Sharpens Iron: Motivation They Need to Hear

A very good psychologist friend of mind relates a hard-hitting analogy when speaking of motivation:  “The lion doesn’t need to be motivated when on the hunt. Motivation courses through his veins – it’s in his DNA. He is self-motivated. H...


hudl
March 4, 2021

Hudl Launches New Smart Camera Tech for Football

To empower outdoor sports teams at all levels to prepare, compete and livestream, Hudl today announced the launch of Hudl Focus Outdoor, a hands-free smart camera that automatically captures and uploads games and practices to Hudl and sends video to ...


problem
February 26, 2021

Preparing Your Team for Every Problem During the Season

Early in my 40-year coaching career, a colleague told me something that has proven to be true.  He said, “If you stay in coaching very long, you will have teams that you don’t think are going to be very good, but they will shock you with how ...


mentorship
February 19, 2021

Athlete & Coach Mentorship Programs Now Available On-Demand

Champion Conduct LLC today announced the launch of its transformational conduct and character-building mentorship program that brings lessons from some of the biggest names in sports to competitors at the high school, collegiate, and professional lev...


coaches
February 10, 2021

The Importance of Communication between Athletes & Coaches

The ability to keep things simple is difficult, but it is key to being successful as a sportsperson, and strength-and-conditioning coaches, as well as the support staff, need to be able to explain the what, why, where, when, and how of exercise regim...


technology
January 27, 2021

On the Cutting Edge: 7 Updates in Football Technology

Ever since Vince Lombardi instituted harsh regimens and demanded absolute dedication and efforts from his players during his first training camp as head coach of the Green Bay Packers in 1959, coaches far and wide have been in search of a usable comp...


football
January 18, 2021

Coaching Football During COVID-19

In many parts of the country, Friday nights in the fall wouldn’t be complete without the local high school football team taking the field. Like many other facets of life in 2020, however, high school football traditions have been turned upside d...