David Griffin: Be Cautious Of Success Breeding Complacency
Griffin shares that players think they're better than they are after accomplishing something great together.
Culture Is Centered Around One Word: Compete
If players have competed to be better students, people, and players every day, they've had a good day.
There Is A Difference Between Honest Criticism And Negativity
Clark says that criticism doesn't always have to be negative in nature, but honest reflection is important.
Coaches And Parents Need Not Praise Effort When It's Not There
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
With Expectation, Kids Will Always Perceive The Limitations
With expectation, one will always perceive the limitations. Evolved individuals act without expectation.
The Impact Of Growing Up Around Great Athletes
Ken Taylor ('85 Chicago Bears) recalls growing up in the legendary track and field haven known as "Speed City"
Help Athletes Get To Know Themselves, And They Will Learn How To Learn
Super-Bowl-Champion-turned-youth-sports-speed-training-coach on helping athletes get to know themselves
Paul Tough: Kids Want Challenges and Connection
Best-selling author Paul Tough describes how coaches and parents can be both warm and demanding.
"What's In It For Me?": Positive Coaching Pays Back Tenfold
A coaching legend describes the long-term payoff of positive coaching and how it helps players develop.
The Season Isn't A Failure If You Didn't Win A Championship
Brad Frost talks about how he started to emphasize more than winning a championship as a measure of success.