September 12, 2014

Coach K’s strategy for motivating USA Basketball

The Wall Street Journal carried a pretty interesting article Thursday on how USA Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski motivates his team for international competition. Managing the egos of the game’s biggest athletes is what most of us would c...


Discussing Vision, Values and Voice

Suzy Merchant, head women’s basketball coach at Michigan State University, discusses what it takes to be a leader on her team. Vision, values and voice are a must, she said....

February 16, 2014

Five ways to instantly connect with your team

Usually when we talk about building chemistry, we’re talking about cohesion amongst the players. But it’s just as important that the team connects with the coach. Let’s look at five easy ways that you can connect with your team and build great ...


Stay Involved While Injured

Sponsored By:Getting Student-Athletes to Stay Involved While InjuredThe Overlake School (Redmond, Wash.) works with athletes while they are injured to keep them involved, as junior Devin Daher (two-sport athlete) relates from his experience....


Motivational Tactics

Editor-in-Chief Michael Austin wants to know if you’ve employed a motivational tactic like calling out your players in the media such as Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine or Lamar men’s basketball coach Pat Knight.Please comment unde...

October 2, 2009

Dressed For Success

With his Armani suits and slicked back hair, Pat Riley has brought style and panache to the hardwood. He is perhaps the most recognizable coach in sports. Sartorial splendor aside, the man who presided over "Show Time" in Los Angeles and not only coi...