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How Coaches Can Demand Discipline Without Yelling

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Chris Dahlander, winner of a 2017 Double-Goal Coach® Award Presented by TeamSnap, coaches baseball for Town North YMCA (@YMCADallas). Like many coaches, Dahlander entered coaching intent on offering youth a more positive sports experience than the one he had as a child. That lends to greater perspective on the different ways that sports cam impact youth. Dahlander is also the Founder & CEO of Snappy Salads (@SnappySalads), an award-winning Dallas/Ft. Worth-area restaurant, and has a particular interest in corporate leadership, mentorship, and championing people.

Dahhlander here explains how he talks to players about matters of routine discipline, such as keeping jerseys tucked in and hats on straight. He takes a calm and sometimes humorous approach to get his youth players to attend to some of the details he considers important as part of team culture.