Author Archives: Scott Rosberg

Jan. 23, 2013 - Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany - People jog in the morning sun and through the snow at the Outer Alster Lake in Hamburg, Germany, 23 January 2013. Photo: ANGELIKA WARMUTH (Credit Image: � Angelika Warmuth/DPA/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Powering Through the Dog Days of Winter

Powering Through the Dog Days of Winter

While all sports seasons can have their mid-season “dog days,” it seems like they come on stronger during the winter season. It may feel that way because this season is in the dead of winter. The days are much shorter, the weather can be dreary and cold (depending upon where you live), and the beginning

March 7, 2015 - Columbia, South Carolina, U.S. - Midland Valley head coach Mark Snelgrove gets a hug from #12 Tayler Wade following Midland Valley's 62-56 win over AC Flora in the South Carolina Class AAA High School Championship game, Saturday, March 7, 2015, in Columbia, South Carolina. TODD BENNETT/STAFF (Credit Image: © Todd Bennett/Staff/The Augusta Chronicle/ZUMA Wire)

Thankful to Be Called Coach

This past summer, I started my blog. One of my first posts was called “My Name is Coach.” That post has been making its way around various coaching blogs and sites for the last few months, and I am very grateful to everyone for their kind words about it. In that post, I talked about

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Coaches’ Favorites

Early in my coaching career, fellow coaches and teachers sometimes talked about the idea that we had to make sure we didn’t play favorites. I totally understood and bought in. While everyone is unique and we could never treat all kids exactly the same way, we needed to make sure that we were consistent and

Saint Mary's Women's Basketball versus Gonzaga.Gaels defeated the Bulldogs 54-51.  Jan. 10, 2013

4 Philosophies All Coaches Should Have – Part 4

This is final part of this 4 part series on the 4 philosophies all coaches should have. In the first three posts, I covered the “General Athletic/Coaching Philosophy,” the “Sport-Specific Philosophy,” and the “Practice Philosophy.”  Today I am going to talk about the “Playing Time Philosophy.” Many coaches never consider the concept of a playing

April 3, 2015 - Indianapolis, IN, USA - Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari made a point as the University of Kentucky basketball team practiced at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, In., Friday, April 03, 2015. UK plays Wisconsin Saturday night in the National semifinals. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff. (Credit Image: © Lexington Herald-Leader/ZUMA Wire)

4 Philosophies All Coaches Should Have – Part 3

This is Part 3 of this series on the 4 philosophies all coaches should have. The 4 philosophies all coaches should have are as follows: “General Athletic/Coaching Philosophy,” “Sport-Specific Philosophy,” “Practice Philosophy,” and a “Playing-Time Philosophy.” There may be more philosophies that coaches will want to consider, but these four should form the basis for

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4 Philosophies All Coaches Should Have – Part 2

Last week I began this series on the 4 philosophies all coaches should have. The 4 philosophies were as follows: “General Athletic/Coaching Philosophy,” “Sport-Specific Philosophy,” “Practice Philosophy,” and a “Playing-Time Philosophy.” There may be more philosophies that coaches will want to consider, but these four should form the basis for most philosophies that coaches will want

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