Apr 29, 2020
Celebration is contagious. When we see someone smile or laugh, we want to smile and laugh with them. Complaining is also contagious, though. When we hear someone complain about the weather, it makes us realize it's too hot, too muggy, or too something when moments before we were enjoying a beautiful day. When we hear...
Apr 27, 2020
Team values that aren't put into practice are just words. That said, having an easy-to-remember acronym to consistently remind athletes of our team values can help athletes to turn those words into action.
In this episode, Coach Sam Harrell breaks down the acronym FAST, which they use at Ennis High School to talk about...
Apr 22, 2020
Our work adds up a little at a time until we reap big results. But if we don't put in our little bit of work today, that little bit rolls to tomorrow, which pushes tomorrow's work to the next day, just like a snowball begins to gather mass as it rolls down the hill, until the work has piled up into an...
Apr 20, 2020
In this episode with Coach Mike Fecci of Mckinney North High School, Coach Fecci stresses that winning games is a byproduct of a great team culture. The young man or woman must be built first; then the winning part will take care of itself.
It all starts with our athletes' character. The more opportunities we give them...
Apr 17, 2020
Our athletes have the capacity to become tough, gritty
individuals. As coaches, we have the capacity to help them get
there. We want to teach our athletes to be mentally tough, to do
the right thing in everything that they do, and to succeed at
challenges they think are beyond them.
During this interview, Athletic...