Are you a “Hollywood” coach?

Are you a “Hollywood” coach? As coaches, we generally have a terrible tendency to coach in the same manner in which we were coached. We are often a generation or two ahead of our students, yet we expect them to … Continue reading

Coaching Longevity = Practice What You Preach

Coaching Longevity  = Practice What You Preach We tell our players to stretch, eat well, and stay hydrated, to get a lot of sleep and to take care of their bodies. We want them to do all the “little things” … Continue reading

Does Anyone Really Know How to Produce Champions? Part II

Does Anyone Really Know How to Produce Champions? Part II As I mentioned in Part I of this blog, I strongly believe the coaches we need to be celebrating and rewarding are the ones that are finding ways to help … Continue reading

Does Anyone Really Know How to Produce a Champion? Part I

Does anyone really know how to produce a champion? Part I Did Erik Spoelstra suddenly become a worse basketball coach when Lebron James left the Miami Heat? Was Bill Belichick a bad coach when he got fired from the Cleveland Browns, … Continue reading

Improving the Feedback Loop

Improving the Feedback Loop One of the many reasons I was drawn to college tennis coaching was because of the incredible feedback loop it provides between the coach and player. As college coaches, we get to witness a very high … Continue reading