• Play for each other
  • Communicate directly
  • Commit to constant performance improvement
  • Get to class on time
  • Practice good habits
  • Recognize the long term value in their approach
  • Confront bad behavior
  • Offer critical feedback to the coaching staff in the proper setting
  • Get over someone yelling at them quickly
  • Do not take criticism personally
  • Enjoy the hard stuff
  • Adapt constantly
  • Compete relentlessly
  • Lead from the middle
  • Don’t care about status
  • Can beat you in a lot of ways
  • Eliminate rank from the conversation
  • Turn values into behaviors
  • Hear the coach’s voice in their heads on the weekends
  • Take care of the locker room themselves
  • Limit their egos for the good of the team
  • Get up early
  • Form connections through shared experiences away from the gym
  • Don’t always do the right thing… but own up to their mistakes
  • Understand the power of choices
  • Relentlessly seek the truth
  • Practice competitive excellence
  • Find an efficient approach in the gym
  • Learn to evaluate their process
  • Are not defined by results
  • Understand the value of practice
  • Put teams away
  • Win on the road
  • Have a shared purpose
  • Grow as people through team culture
  • Are willing to fight for their core beliefs every day
  • Answer critical questions with “I…”
  • Are loud on the court
  • Correct mistakes in practice before the coach can say a word
  • Take control of the off-season
  • Own their approach
  • Have great perspective
  • Refuse to let one another down
  • Recognize down the road the hard stuff was well worth it
  • Walk together forever

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