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Pre-Season Checklist – Things Your Players Should Know

Pre-Season Checklist – Things Your Players Should Know

For any coach or staff, setting the tone from “Day 1” is imperative. There is no room for misinterpretation, players must understand what is expected and the consequences if those expectations are not met. Never assume that players know right from wrong, they must be taught the right way to do things. You never know

NCAA Women's Basketball 2015 Division1 Championships - 4th Round: Florida State vs South Carolina MAR 29

Doing the Little Things Right = More Wins

What little things can you do to build “Team” during the off-season? Build team through ownership – Senior led workouts, open gyms, meetings, team events, etc. Build commitment – Morning/Weekend workouts – it is the seniors job to get them there and monitor attendance Build Trust – Lift, run, play, study, sacrifice – PAY THE

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Nine Key Survival Tips for Coaches

Don’t expect to be an overnight success – Winning consistently is not a matter of luck, nor is staying in coaching for a decade or more. Both require commitment and hard work. Don’t take it too seriously – It is true; it is just a game. Tom Seaver said it best, “The good players feel

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