Where the Real Reward and Payback Is in Coaching

I often get asked from coaches and trainers about how they can get into working with professional athletes in sport. A lot of coaches seem to regard working with professional athletes or teams as the highest level and pinnacle in … Continue reading

A Letter from a Junior Tennis Player

I received this letter from a junior tennis player from Mexico. Please express your opinion or give advice to the author. Thanks. Hello, I’m 16 years old and I live in Mexico City. So I wanted to asked former advice because … Continue reading

Developing Sports Kid

Youth Development: My Five Key Guidelines when it comes to developing sports kid: I believe that the single biggest mistake made in kids coaching and the developing of a young athlete is that the fundamentals are not taught well enough and … Continue reading

Great Coaches Are Great Demonstrators

Back in 2013, I was invited to attend a 3-day basketball clinic held at the Nike headquarters in Portland, Oregon. It was a coaching clinic for mostly coaches of high school and colleges. Besides not being the most ‘gifted’ or … Continue reading

‘Fix it’ Coaches

‘Fix it’ Coaches – Why real change can’t happen until there is first trust Something that I often notice in the coaching world is that us coaches just love to ‘fix things’. We start with an athlete or team and … Continue reading