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  • Three (3) ways to build relationships in youth sports teams

    January 9, 2018 by

    “Seek opportunities to show you care. The smallest gestures often make the biggest difference.” – John Wooden Coaching has become an artful expression over the years. I think of a great artist like Vincent Van Gogh, Michelangelo and Ai Weiwei and Christo Claude in the current era; each of them with unique styles that have… Read more

  • Unlocking The 3C’s in Coaching Relationships

    May 25, 2019 by

     As we continue dive into our spring 2019 conversation series  5 Things Kids Want To Tell Parents about Team Sports   , today I wanted to discuss with you why coaching relationships matter in youth sports. Coaching has and will continue to be a talking point for parents, athletes and other coaches.  The youth sports coach, whether it… Read more

  • 5 Things Kids Want To Tell Parents about Team Sports

    April 25, 2019 by

    I know you guys are thinking , “Tell me something I don’t know” as many of you parents know, communication with your young child  or teenager can be a daunting task in the social media world. We have given up on the face to face connection that we were raised with in the past for… Read more

  • Youth Sports Funding – What’s next ?

    April 6, 2018 by

    Youth Sports – AR-15’s as tool for Fundraising! Yesterday, I read an article from espn about a youth sports league in OHIO that uses AR-15 rifles are used as a tool to fundraisers for the East Canton Youth Baseball League.  One element of this story appeals to my business side. I find it interesting that… Read more

  • Reason – Defining the “why” for our athletes takes creativity…

    January 20, 2018 by

    “Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning” C.S. Lewis   Over the past week I have talked about the power of relationships in sports. I explained the importance of getting to know player off the court. I have talked about teaching resiliency in sports. This involves encouragement, remembering… Read more

  • High School Coaches Post

    August 13, 2015 by

      High School Coach Powerpoint Please check out the attached powerpoint,  presented to the Athletic Coaches Training Academy, May 17th, Durham, North Carolina by Christopher Mayshack, -Project facilitated by Derrick Beasley, courtesy of Micah Glimer, Sr. Partner, Frontline Solutions Inc.  

  • Labor of Love : Picking up where others left off

    March 25, 2015 by

    “The work done by freemen comes cheaper in the end than that performed by slaves.” Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations In today’s world, freedom is a word we use a lot to describe many of our lives. But how many of us really have the mindset to live out our lives the way we want to?!?!?… Read more

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