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Like Tweet Pin +1 in This video really moved me. Click on the image to watch it. And I think it would be amazing to show your Dads before a Father-Daughter Jersey Ceremony. Sometimes in our lives we make little effort to communicate with those we love, or those we coach, or those we teach, or our... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in SportsLeader encourages you to take your team to see the movie When the Game Stands Tall A great resource to help you follow up from the movie is our Strength for Life Manual. The Manual is designed for Coaches who would like to program their season around a weekly virtue theme... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Story: At a fundraising dinner for a worthy cause many speakers got up and spoke about the tragedy of starvation and poverty in the world. All were sincere efforts to bring to light the worthiness of the specific cause all the speakers were appealing to the audience to support... Read more
One of the greatest blessings a young person can have is a strong, united and loving family. It is something most if not all of us long for. A family who loves us, supports us, listens to us, shares their thoughts, feelings and experiences with us. This truly is a priceless treasure. One of the... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in How's the leadership on YOUR team? More and more of the coaches we are working with at SportsLeader are lamenting their lack of leadership on their teams. The coaches complain, "Where are the leaders?" "Why don't my kids want to lead?" As most of you... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in At SportsLeader we have talked to hundreds of coaches about their teams, their ups, their downs, etc... In so many of those talks, many coaches relate how they struggle more and more each year and how today's kids are "different". Here is a "Top Ten"... Read more
I recently made my first trip to Austin, Texas for SportsLeader. I visited with St Stephen’s football team for a Leadership & Team Building Seminar. It was a great experience from beginning to end. In this video here below Senior Captains Grant Owens and Taylor Brown share what they... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in To Stand Tall: to be brave and proud. Coaches, Parents, Teachers, Leaders are constantly preaching to their teams to STAND TALL! Life is Hard.....STAND TALL! Life isn't always Fair....STAND TALL! Life Happens.....STAND TALL! So it only makes sense that the newest sports... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in As coaches, sometimes what we are teaching our players does not seem to be “sinking in”. We do not always get to see the fruit of our labors. Then there are times when we do. Here below is an example of this. One of SportsLeader’s founders, Paul Passafiume, is... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Anybody working with young people knows (or should know!) that most will screw up at some time, making mistakes and doing things without thinking. Many times, us adults, never discover these mistakes.( Much to our young adults relief!) However, often we do "find out... Read more
SportsLeader and Mount St. Mary's of the West Seminary in Cincinnati, OH co-sponsored we believe the first ever Rosary Rally July 31st for all of the area Catholic football teams. If you would like to see the Catholic Telegraph photo gallery click HERE Here below is a press release and some... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in “If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him. … We need not wait to see what others do.” Mahatma Gandhi We ALL suffer from the tendency to... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Jesus teaching the crowds. CLICK on image for the 10 Traits of a Great Teacher! Recently, I read a short but interesting article on the emerging crisis of teachers leaving the teaching profession in record numbers. It disturbed me for a number of reasons, maybe most because we... Read more
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Like Tweet Pin +1 in Click HERE to watch an inspiring 1 minute video on this awesome story. There are so many virtues that come to mind … Caring, Charity, Courage, Humility, Sacrifice, Other-Centered, Magnanimous Thank you Bridgewater Badgers! I admire you. Virtue = Strength, Lou Judd... Read more
SportsLeader has been serving since 2004. Little by little we have been growing all over the country. We have been blessed to work with Universities, Schools, Leagues, Teams … from the largest to the smallest. One coach that I have gotten to know over the years is Josh Niblett, the head... Read more
At SportsLeader we are constantly searching for ways to support coaches better. Recently, we've provided something for several of our coaches that has really helped them and their teams. It's called the 15 Words of Affirmation. One SportsLeader Assistant Coach of the Week: Bill Dawson at... Read more
One of the many things we offer at SportsLeader are Leadership Seminars, which build team unity and strengthen communication skills. Dan Enos, Head Football Coach at Central Michigan University, brought us in to help his team this off-season. In this 2 minute video he shares his team's... Read more
On June 9th, Dwight Stephenson assumed his role as president at SportsLeader. “I’m excited to be a part of SportsLeader and to have the opportunity to support coaches in training their athletes to be men and women of virtue.” said Mr. Stephenson. SportsLeader, founded by Joe... Read more
I received this article from one of the coaches in our SportsLeader association, Troy Weidman from South Lyon, MI. Troy and his family were so generous that they hosted me for an evening during one of my leadership seminar travels. Below is an excellent article that sheds some more light on the... Read more
One of the virtue themes in our Strength for Life Manual is SELF-LESS . The strength to always serve others before yourself. __ Being on a team where everyone is truly self-less is an absolute gift and pleasure. I was blessed to be able to study in Rome, Italy for five years. During that time, one... Read more
On July 4th, 1776, a small group of radical American patriots decided to get serious about what they believed was right. Throwing caution to the wind, they decided to declare independence from Britain, risking their very lives for what was right. Today, we celebrate those amazing radical American... Read more
Click here for an awesome 1 minute video celebration of fatherhood Our SportsLeader team was treated to a tour of the seminary in the city of Cincinnati recently by Father Anthony Brausch. Father Anthony is extremely knowledgeable about so many different things so it was a fascinating experience... Read more
Once upon a time there was a Dad who was also his son’s head coach. His son was all about team events, things the whole team could do for fun. There was a new movie. It was a must see … The action, the special effects, the actors … world class. He had heard there was “one... Read more
VOCATION: 1.a particular occupation, business, or profession; calling. 2.a strong impulse or inclination to follow a particular activity or career. 3.a divine call to God's service Summer time is an ideal time for educators to take time to stop and reflect. What went well this past year? How... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in A lot of people, when a guy scores a lot of goals, think, 'He's a great player', because a goal is very important, but a great player is a player who can do everything on the field. He can do assists, encourage his colleagues, give them confidence to go forward. It... Read more
One man with courage is a majority. Thomas Jefferson As a coach, I pray daily for more courage; Help me do the tough thing; Help me make the tough decision; Help me give of myself regardless of the cost. Help me face my fears.....every day. Coach Jim DeJoy and one of athletes during Jersey Ceremony... Read more
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Last week's Brain Teaser answer was 60! Congrats to Coach Sammons from Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy for being the only one to get it right! Below is an article on mentoring that was published by Gallup in August 2013. I think it does a wonderful job of pointing out the urgent NEED for all... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 in Children get it right quite often. This comic should be handed to every sports parent on the planet. Consider sharing! Virtue = Strength, Lou Judd A Guidebook to Help You Coach ©2014 SportsLeader | 1974 - A Douglass Blvd Louisville, KY 40205 Phone: 502. 451.7792. ext 201-... Read more
Click here to watch trailer of the Movie Taking Chance If you subscribe to the service Amazon Prime you can watch the full movie for free in their instant video section. Or you can purchase the DVD there as well. Taking Chance is a 2009 historical drama film based upon the experiences of Marine Lt... Read more
A picture is worth a thousand words, right? What is wrong with this picture and what does it have to do with coaching? There is another common phrase, "one side does not fit all." Every person is unique. Every person has a different story, different things that move, motivate, upset and... Read more
I was blessed to have as my Head Football Coach a man by the name of Vic Paternostro. Coach Paternostro, may he rest in peace, is New Jersey’s all-time winningest scholastic football coach. He spent all 43 years of his coaching career at Pope John, where he amassed a record of 373-67-5 for an... Read more
During the last decade, heroin use has grown at a far faster rate than other illegal drugs. In fact, it's exploded, (with) the number of users skyrocketing 50%. Heroin use may bring to mind graphic images of the epidemic of the 70's, (with)of homeless junkies shooting up in dark alleys and... Read more
* The musings of a high school coach/teacher at the end of the season/year. This is dedicated to all of you working thanklessly in the trenches, giving of yourselves because that is just how it is supposed to be! SportsLeader thanks you and is honored to be able to be a part of your mission. I don... Read more
Congratulations to Craig Reed, from Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy (CHCA) who was the ONLY SportsLeader to answer correctly last week's Brain Teaser, turning Army into Navy in 8 steps: Army Arms Aims Dims Dams Dame Name Nape Nave Navy Next week, I promise, we'll give you an easier one!... Read more
What is the best gift you have ever received? What was so special about it? Who gave it to you? What were the circumstances? As coaches, school leaders and parents, we are constantly giving gifts to our loved ones. Probably the biggest of these gifts is the time we spend with those loved ones, time... Read more
All of us who've had the responsibility of leading a team should know a basic truth: LIFE IS HARD! Why is it then that so many times I hear the gripes and the grumblings, condemning the job, "Why O why, does it have to be so hard for MY TEAM!?" I want to yell, "Come on people,... Read more
Obviously, there are many different types of leaders. Some are good, some are not so good. And just like the many different types of leaders, there are just as many different types of leadership STYLES. But let us not fool ourselves because just as some leaders are more efficient than others, some... Read more
We all need an “Ego-Check” from time to time, myself included. It is far too easy to lose perspective on things and get caught up in ourselves, our goals, our personal pursuits. Here are some questions to help us reflect on whether or not we truly are “checking our ego at the door... Read more
Have you ever had the experience that your players are focused and growing in a positive direction when they are with you but then once the season is over or school lets out they fall off the wagon almost instantly? I was doing a team retreat recently with a college team and a number of young men... Read more
* Last week, 80 people responded with an answer for how many squares were in the square diagram I provided. Of those, 28 responded correctly with an answer of 30 squares. To correctly answer, one must add all the squares: There were: 16 1x1 squares There were: 9 2x2 squares There were: 4 3x3... Read more
Happy Easter to all of you! Overcoming our fears and strengthening our communication skills are two endeavors that are difficult to accomplish. Sometimes a "third party" coming in and offering a new perspective can be helpful. We try to do this with our leadership seminars. I was blessed... Read more
There is a growing sentiment that there are too many leaders who love their POSITION as leader far more than the TEAM they are supposed to be leading. Often, they end up most caring most about THEMSELVES and what they are accomplishing; each current coaching job just another opportunity for another... Read more
Loyalty and forgiveness are two virtues that I have come to appreciate much more as of late. This week we remember two historical persons from the time of Jesus who speak to these two virtues very powerfully: Judas and Peter. Judas betrayed Jesus after being his friend and companion for three years... Read more
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At SportsLeader we believe that coaches can be, should be, MUST be more than a coach. Our society is crying out for leaders to lead us, to help us, to love us. And who better to be those leaders but superintendents, school principals, school athletic directors and COACHES? The time is NOW, people!... Read more
Miles Scott, a 5-year-old boy whose leukemia is in remission, is a huge Batman fan, and his dream came true when the city of San Francisco transformed into Gotham to fulfill his wish to be Batman for a day. He stopped traffic in the Bay last November with his appearance as Batkid during a Make-a-... Read more
Why does it seem that each and every day, there's another thing I HAVE to do? Another appointment to keep. Another driveway to shovel (what a long winter we had!). Another crisis to deal with. Another problem to solve. Another job that has to get done. Another mountain to climb? …... Read more
We define Leadership in our Strength for Life Manual as the strength to serve others without seeking to be served yourself. This video here below is a story from a few years back but well worth reviewing. It is a great example of a young man who is a leader, not a boss. Minnesota teen, Kevin... Read more
SportsLeader is an intentional virtue and mentoring program that brings structure and accountability to coaches. A number of years ago we brought the program to the entire athletic department of one particular school. Some coaches did an amazing job of integrating the program, some so-so and some... Read more
Honor and Class. Two virtues that are rare and instantly make a positive impression on us. In our Strength for Life Manual Honor - The strength to adhere to what is right. Class - The strength to control one's feelings seeking the good of others especially after victory and defeat. Check out... Read more
Growing up with my father was not easy. Don't get me wrong, he was a great dad, for he loved us and we loved him. He was funny, wise, went to all us kid's activities, supported us, spent time with us, and maybe most important of all, he BELIEVED in us. But he was hard. He demanded great... Read more
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This is a good story-image about virtue and vice. Consider sharing it with your team. Click HERE for information about our upcoming leadership seminars. Next one is April 5th. Virtue = Strength, Lou Judd Saving Lives Through SportsRead more
Kids need mentoring, virtue, ceremony … purpose and hope in their lives. The epidemic of loneliness and depression is growing. May our eyes, ears and most importantly our hearts be open to noticing our kids, helping them communicate and creating an atmosphere of true family on our teams... Read more
Here are the testimonials from coaches who attended one of our leadership seminars. The Sportsleader event our team leaders attended this past Saturday was a remarkable experience! If you are new to Sportsleader or have been involved for awhile, the experience of bringing your leaders together at... Read more
The article on Coach K is included in its entirety at the bottom. Here are some of my favorite parts. Coach K’s “ah-ha” moment, his epiphany about the importance of connection and relationships , transformed his coaching style. If you study Coach K’s approach, you’ll... Read more
Teacher #1: "We have a teacher inservice today, after school." Teacher #2: "DANG! O well, at least I have some papers that need grading." Teacher #1: "Shame on you! I'm sure we'll be doing something good, something that we can use in our classrooms." Teacher #2... Read more
Follow us on Twitter @sportsleaderusa We are very proud of one of our SportsLeader athletes Michael Kolzow for his tremendous and immediate display of virtue. Congratulations as well to his head coach Mike Stine and coach Marc Anderson who have instilled such excellent strength in their young men... Read more
Here are two stories that are tremendous examples of class from the world of High School sports. In particular, wrestling and hockey. They speak for themselves. This is what it means to be virtuous … one an example of virtue in defeat and one an example in victory. Both are needed. Both are... Read more
This video will inspire you. Sometimes all you need is a big brother to look out for you. That's certainly the case for Lindsay Cochran, who was born with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), according to the YouTube video above. She's been in a wheelchair since she was 2 years old, but her older... Read more
Firefighters have many, many virtues. In speaking with a number of my friends who are firefighters I was inspired by one simple fact. When they are on the job and it is announced that there is a child to save - nothing else matters. The child must be saved. On the drive to the fire, there might be... Read more
You may want to consider forwarding this to your players, the parents of your players and having a talk with your team or in your mentor groups about these points. Maybe you can text a tip per day for the next 10 days. Tips for Teenage Boys on Respecting Girls (The forgotten art of chivalry): 1... Read more
Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/sportsleaderusa SportsLeader will be offering 5 Leadership Seminars thus far this Spring & Summer. A number of other schools have contacted us asking if we would come to their State or their school ... if you are interested please call Lou Judd at 859... Read more
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“Food” for thought if you will. Take an apple and cut it in half. We can count the number of seeds in one apple. L to R - Sam Becker and Coach Paul Romolo of Cincinnati McNicholas High School. But we cannot count the number of apples in one seed. One tiny seed can grow into a mature... Read more
Last week, I wrote about one of my favorite "character" coaches, Buck Nystrom. ** Thank you to all of you that sent Mark Ewald ( marktewald@gmail.com ) from the University of Dayton your favorite sport or coach stories! And if you haven't sent Mark anything, you still have a few weeks... Read more
This is by no means a complete list but definitely a great place to start. If you have a few that have helped you, please respond to this email and tell us about them and we can share that compilation in the future. If you'd like to listen to a radio interview with an in depth explanation of... Read more
We never know when our time will come. Life is short. Coach Dan Duddy and his family are in great need of prayer right now. Dan Duddy, head football coach and pastoral minister of athletics at Monsignor Donovan High School in Toms River, NJ, lost his 19 year old son Francis about a week ago. It was... Read more
The 2013-2014 winter sports season is drawing to a close for most youth sports and high school sports teams. Our culture will celebrate this season's champions, you can count on it, those champions will be crowned. And how about all those other numerous "almost" champions, that didn... Read more
"To be engaged" ; how can one phrase create such strong emotions? Whether "engaged" is used in the context as being committed to an operation, betrothed in marriage, involved in conflict or being put in gear, being engaged IS indeed, a powerful term. In fact, I pray, DAILY, for... Read more
You can purchase the print manual by clicking on the following link http://www.sportsleaderstore.com/strengthforlifecoachesmanual.aspx You can purchase the digital manual by clicking on this below link https://secure.mybookorders.com/Orderpage/1243 If you would like more information about the... Read more
So many grown-ups think they have it ALL figured out! I know I'm one of those grown-ups, guilty as charged! For, as a grown-up, 46 years young, I think I know what's best for me most of the time. Thankfully, God enters into my life, FREQUENTLY to remind me that I don't have all the... Read more
Coaching is an awesome calling, a rewarding vocation, a passion, a love. It can also be stressful, time-consuming, heartbreaking, and challenging ... possibly more for our spouse than for ourselves. The thought that, "He (she) is choosing that sport over me" can creep in very easily. What... Read more
Anxiously awaiting his son/daughter to get into the car after practice, the dad asks: "So how did practice go? Did you make any plays? What did the coach say? Are you starting this week? How do you think you will do? How's the team coming together? How are you feeling? Any aches or pains?... Read more
"I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life." ~Abraham Lincoln We, at SportsLeader, have celebrated several "Letter's to Mom" ceremonies in the past few weeks. Thinking, yet another great opportunity to thank our... Read more
I have played for many coaches in my playing career. Some were really good, some were not-so-good. Some were masters of technique, some never even played the game. Some were yellers (screamers, I should say), while others never raised their voice. Ultimately, some were forgettable, while others... Read more
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The 2013 season was an amazing one for the Franciscan University of Steubenville women’s soccer team. They were 4-11-3 in 2012 and they finished 12-8 in 2013. 2013 season was their first season with SportsLeader. Listen to Coach McBane explain why she loves coaching at FUS Virtue = Strength,... Read more
I met my wife Krista, back on Halloween, 1991(scary, isn't it?) in Saugatuck, MIchigan. I was a coach, coaching freshmen football, running the weight room in the winter for the varsity football team, and coaching throwers on the track team in the spring at Hamilton Jr./Sr. High School, in... Read more
We, at SportsLeader, urge ALL OF US to embrace the RELATIONSHIPS we are vested in. The fact is, we CAN ALL DO A BETTER JOB of making those relationships better. It doesn't matter if it's the Father-Daughter/Son relationship, the Mother-Daughter/Son relationship, the Coach-Player... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 We adults can learn a lot from kids sometimes … especially about virtue. This is what it means to be a Leader. This is what it means to LEAD L- ove others E-ncourage others A-ctively resolve D-eny yourself Conner Long at 9 years of age knows how to LEAD. Please show this to... Read more
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Ever wonder what it would be like to work at a fast food restaurant? Ever want your child or one of your players to get a job? I recently had a very interesting conversation with the son of a very good friend of mine. His son is 17 and he works at a major fast food franchise. This is his first... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 The training of the will to do good is more important than the training of the mind to know. Both are necessary of course ... But it is useless for the mind to know, if the will is going to choose to act wrong or not have the practice of acting right. Take the swimmer in the above... Read more
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Joe and Ben Heyob of Cincinnati St Xavier High School are excellent examples of how they bring virtue into their sport of wrestling. L to R: Ben Heyob, Dakota Stephens and Joe Heyob hosted a wrestling clinic for little kids. They are both very accomplished wrestlers but first and foremost they are... Read more
Roosevelt High School in Wyandotte, MI has integrated the SportsLeader Virtue Program into their PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) system. What is School-Wide PBIS? It is a decision making framework that guides selection, integration, and implementation of the best evidence-... Read more
** If you missed the interview with Trent Beattie click HERE This is the follow-up email to the one sent a few days back - Dealing with Difficult Parents … The response was abundant and very informative. Coaches at every level responded: Youth, Middle School, Junior High, High School and... Read more
A belated Happy New Year to everyone! I was blessed to be interviewed by Trent Beattie of the National Catholic Register recently. Here is the link BUILDING STRENGTH THROUGH VIRTUE Here is a tiny snippet: Judd has seen positive results from SportsLeader, both on the field and off the field. Among... Read more
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I’ve recently had a number of phone calls with coaches who are truly exasperated with parents. I know these coaches personally. They are tremendous human beings. I would want my own children coached by them. I can’t say it any clearer than that. These coaches have years of experience... Read more
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We, at SportsLeader, urge ALL OF US to embrace the RELATIONSHIPS we are vested in. The fact is, we CAN ALL DO A BETTER JOB of making those relationships better. It doesn't matter if it's the Father-Daughter/Son relationship, the Mother-Daughter/Son relationship, the Coach-Player... Read more
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Several SportsLeader coaches have taken the initiative to do more than just work with their specific teams that they coach. Without a doubt, they are consistently striving to do more for their own players, but they also realize that the more coaches they can support to do character, leadership, 1... Read more
Basketball Season is upon us!! I found this article from a website called Breakthrough Basketball and thought it was really interesting. So often we are in such a hurry for our young people to become proficient players; masters of shooting, experts in dribbling, knowledgeable in all aspects of the... Read more
For so many of us, playing sports is……. WELL,…... playing sports. The thrill of playing the game: carrying the football, shooting the basketball, trying to stop break-aways, swinging at the baseball, etc., etc., etc. are what keeps us up night after night. Who can sleep!? When... Read more
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Like Tweet Pin +1 In May of 2011, I was introduced to the coaching staff at Michigan State. This past week I was blessed to have a great conversation with the Spartans' Strength Coach Ken Mannie. Ken has been coaching for about 40 years: 10 in HS, 30 in College and 19 of those at MSU. The main... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 Time. It is something quite often we want more of .. there are not enough hours in the day to get done everything we would like. Death. Now that is the topic we do NOT want to think about. It is too painful, possibly too far off … But when you lose a loved one, time and... Read more
We all want to make a difference. But Are we willing to be different? Are we willing to go against the very strong tide of “fitting in”, “being cool”, “not rocking the boat”? If we want to make lasting change in the lives of others, we have to be the change that... Read more
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Like Tweet Pin +1 Here is a personal follow-up referencing THIS EMAIL that went out recently. Thanks, Mike, have having the courage and humility to share this with us. Virtue = Strength, Lou Judd SportsLeader.org Mike Netzel Lou, I must admit, I didn't have this story of Bill Snyder's... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 Bishop Ronald Gainer of Lexington KY recently embraced SportsLeader for all of the Catholic parishes and schools in his diocese. L to R: Paul Passafiume, Bishop Ronald Gainer, Lou Judd One of our founders, Paul Passafiume, and I were able to spend an evening with Bishop Gainer as... Read more
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"You can't get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good." Jerry West Great players, great coaches, great parents…. GREAT PEOPLE realize that LIFE is, indeed, a STRUGGLE. There is pain and discomfort every day; whether it's the pain of perfecting a... Read more
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Like Tweet Pin +1 While it is true that many coaches and athletes are struggling with doing the right thing on and off the field of play( * Check out the latest on Mike Tomlin from last week's game vs. the Ravens), Steelers Mike Tomlin fined for sideline interference in Thanksgiving Day game... Read more
Parent #1: "I wish my college kid had an adult at school that could help her out, more!" Parent #2: "Yeah, college is so crazy! I worry, daily, about the choices my daughter is making. She plays sports, it would sure be nice if her coach was able to help her as a young lady as much... Read more
Like Tweet Pin +1 Follow SportsLeader on Twitter Franciscan University of Steubenville head basketball coach John Lamanna is focusing on 4 main virtues this year. They are called the Cardinal Virtues: Prudence, Temperance, Justice and Wisdom. The team focuses on a virtue for the week and at each... Read more
What does 5 pounds of fat look like? What does 5 pounds of muscle look like? Well, there you go at the right. I’m thinking we are all choosing the muscle over the fat. Muscle sounds better and definitely looks better. I think all of us want, would like, would choose more muscle and less fat... Read more
This happened a number of weeks ago but just in case you did not hear … Graham Watson reported ... Kansas State University head football coach Bill Snyder sent the North Dakota State QB Brock Jensen a congratulatory note after their game. The game Kansas State lost. Most coaches would be... Read more
Wisdom from Coach John Wooden: “A coach is someone who can give correction without creating resentment.” Questions to ask ourselves: When I correct a mistake in a player do I concentrate on the mistake or the skill I am trying to teach or am I more about "getting after the player?... Read more
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