team management

November 6, 2016

The plateauing program

Understanding why some programs hit a wall and how they can break through it A plateauing program is one that attains a certain level of success but can’t seem to move beyond it. These are the teams that win roughly half of their games each...

July 23, 2015

Guidelines for effective postgame talks

While what you say to your team before a game is important to motivate, focus and inspire players, what you say after a game also plays a key role in your team's future success. [caption id="attachment_26853" align="alignright" width="320"] Photo:...

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October 3, 2014

Between the Lines: Tragedy reminds us the team is family

[caption id="attachment_17245" align="alignleft" width="101"] Kevin Hoffman[/caption] Tragedy comes in many forms, but none is greater than the death of a teammate. In August, Georgia high school football player Zyrees Oliver died from apparent...