How to Watch March Madness

How to Watch March Madness “It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s the hap-happiest season of all!” There’s nothing like a good Christmas song to remind me of…

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3 Steps to Mapping a Successful Off Season

DREAM, DIRECTION, DISCIPLINE: 3 steps to planning a successful Offseason Here’s a common conversation I have with players during the offseason. Player: “Coach, I’m going to the gym. “ Me: “What…

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Superstitions

superstitions Get superstitions working for you. A lot of athletes have superstitions and rituals they go through before a game.  Not too many would expect to lose if a black cat…

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Fun

Once you really think about it you come to realize that sport, just like business, is a transaction…   Sports are supposed to be fun. Here are some often-heard lines: You gotta…

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Loving The Crew

loving the crew   It was the 2007-08 basketball season, and I was going into my junior year at Emmanuel College. We had graduated five seniors from the previous year—a…

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Acknowledging Friends

Acknowledging Friends It shouldn’t be possible to do so much with so little effort, but timing and circumstances are often critical in life, and this is one of those rare times when…

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Making Adjustments

making adjustments Like a lot of coaches’ sons, I could shoot pretty well by the time I was a sophomore in high school. I was 5’6” and 125 pounds—ready for the big…

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Coachability

  You can try your best—after the season—to get the coach fired if you feel that strongly. But during the season…   Every coach is concerned with how coachable an…

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