Strong Personalities = More Freedom

I’m a big believer in giving my teams freedom to make plays.  Ideally I want to train our guys the right way in practice so that they know what’s important to us and what gives our team the best chance to win.  But when we go out and play games, I want them playing with […]

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Dynamic Leadership Academy – June 8th-9th – Final Speakers Announced

The 3rd Dynamic Leadership Academy is June 8th-9th in Providence, RI.  An interactive leadership and team building seminar for leaders and coaches with a growth mindset, the DLA will feature a line-up of great speakers.  This year’s line-up includes: Thorr Bjorn just completed his 8th year as the Athletic Director at the University of Rhode Island […]

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Effecting Change In-Season

I’ve always been a believer in thinking long-term.  Since I first got involved in coaching when I was a junior in college 23 years ago I’ve studied the culture of the teams I’ve been a part of, and almost always come to the same conclusion – when there are issues hurting the team during the […]

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The Brain of Elite Athletes

Interesting study of 5 elite athletes and how they brain works 82% faster under pressure. http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/elite-athletes-brains-82-faster-study-article-1.2229082?utm_content=bufferd4025&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=NYDailyNewsTw

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Dynamic Leadership Academy – June 8th-9th – Two Speakers Added

The 3rd Dynamic Leadership Academy is June 8th-9th in Providence, RI. An interactive leadership and team building seminar for leaders and coaches with a growth mindset, the DLA will feature a line-up of great speakers. Tony Dottino is the President of Dottino Consulting Group and the author of two books – “Developing Grass Roots Leaders” […]

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Scramble Situations

I’ve always felt that practicing scramble situations is vital.  So many key plays in a game come down to which team handles the moment better, which team reacts better to what happens on the court.  All of the execution preparation and scouting that you do still doesn’t allow you to script the way the game […]

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Angela Duckworth – Grit

One of the best Ted Talks I’ve watched, Angela Duckworth talking about the most important factor for determining success – grit.  Just over 6 minutes long, well worth the time.

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Train Your Replacement

I was very lucky to be a Big East assistant when I was 26 years old.  At that point the 3rd assistant on division I staffs was still a non-recruiting position, with only the head coach and 2 assistants allowed to go on the road.  Had that position not been restricted I doubt very highly […]

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Dynamic Leadership Academy – June 8th-9th – Speakers Announced

The 3rd Annual Dynamic Leadership Academy will be held June 8th-9th at Rhode Island College in Providence, RI. The Leadership Academy was created for young leaders and coaches with a growth mindset and a willingness to share an uncommon approach. This year’s Academy will once again feature a great line-up of guest speakers and presenters to ignite […]

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Jack Clark – How to Win

Jack Clark is the rugby coach at Cal and by far the best speaker I have ever heard on leadership and team building.  So much of my leadership approach comes from learning about his philosophy.  If you every find yourself with the chance to see him speak, don’t miss it.  This is a great article […]

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