Don't Underestimate How Team Culture Sets The Tone
Boston College Hockey Coach Jerry York describes the everyday role of team culture and how it helps his team.
Maximize Effort By Rewarding Unsuccessful Effort
This excerpt from *The Power of Double-Goal Coaching* by Jim Thompson explains how to inspire more effort.
Focusing On Mastery vs. Winning
Former pro soccer player and current high school coach on leaving the pitch with head held high - win or lose.
Get It Right The First Time? It's A Fluke.
Mistakes are the lifeblood of learning and coaches should aim for a mastery approach to learning new skills.
Coaches Must Let Athletes Know That They Value Effort
Mindset author Carol Dweck explains why coaches should emphasize with athletes how much they value effort.
Focus On Long Term Improvement, Not Immediate Wins
Women's pro soccer player Jenny Ruiz discuses the importance of mastering a skill vs. winning a game.
Coaching for Mastery: The ELM Tree Of Mastery Toolkit For Coaches
These six steps help coaches introduce a mastery approach, instead of focusing just on the scoreboard.
40 Lessons Learned (Or Not Learned) In A Coaching Career
Learn from ultimate coach Tiina Booth why a growth mindset throughout your coaching career is important.
Identifying Success In A One-Win Season
Even when a team is struggling in the standings, "success" in youth sports is within everyone's reach.
Tommy Amaker On Setting Standards
Harvard Basketball Coach Tommy Amaker explains the value of internal standards vs external expectations.