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coaching

ihsa
September 2, 2020

IHSA Offers Guidance on Contact Days

Football will not be played in the fall for the Illinois High School Association (IHSA), but the state's high school governing body has offered guidance on "contact days" for high-risk sports like football. According to a report from WAND NBC-17, ...


education
August 19, 2020

Back to School: Advice on Balancing Coaching while Continuing Education

Scouting, game planning, recruiting, fundraising, running practices — there are far more responsibilities college coaches have to handle besides what happens on the court or field. Coaching staffs, much like their teams, have to work as a unit to c...


meetings
May 22, 2020

Benefits of individual postseason meetings

“To be a good leader, you have to listen,” said veteran Indiana Tech baseball coach Kip McWilliams, who led his team to the 2019 NAIA World Series and ABCA Regional Coach of the Year. One of the most important times for McWilliams to listen t...


May 7, 2020

Transformational over transactional coaching

by Kevin Weigand, contributing writer Recently I heard the phrase “be a transformational coach” as opposed to being a “transactional coach.” What is the difference between the two? Transformational coaches try to impact the lives o...


coaches
May 6, 2020

Covering the coach’s duties

If only coaches could solely focus on teaching the fundamentals of their sport, scouting and developing a game plan for opponents, and making decisions on strategy and player motivation during competition. Unfortunately, there's much more to coac...


coaching advice
April 16, 2020

Steve Kerr, Pete Carroll exchange coaching advice on new podcast

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll had some wise coaching advice for Golden State head coach Steve Kerr when he took over the Warriors in 2014. And to Kerr's surprise, Carroll's coaching advice had nothing to do with X's and O's. [caption...


advice
April 14, 2020

Matt Doherty’s advice on coaching success

With his collegiate coaching career seemingly in the rearview mirror, Matt Doherty has turned his attention to offering advice and tips to the next crop of coaches at varying levels. Doherty made a national name for himself leading the Notre Dame ...


potential
April 14, 2020

Five ideas to help athletes reach their potential

In any sport, there’s an opponent athletes have to defeat before they can claim victory. But most times there are two opponents — the other team/player, and the athlete’s own ego and expectations. That’s when the path to reaching one's potent...