The first year as a new coach is challenging, thrilling, emotional, and wonderful all at the same time. I remember my first year coaching my own team and it felt like magic! I spent hours working on team calendars and constitutions, planning…
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Team bonding is such a big focus of the summer, but there are two important rules to team bonding. 1) You can’t force it and 2) You have to do it all year. One big challenge I hear from coaches who are trying to establish team unity is when…
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Being a new coach is HARD. You're full of enthusiasm and excitement, but even if you are a talented dancer with lots of experience on dance teams, the first time you step into the role of head coach can be incredibly overwhelming. I remember…
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I feel like the term "team building" gets thrown around a lot, and we don’t always know exactly what to do, why, or how to help our team connect quickly. There are some old tried and true strategies, like playing “Heads Up” or other games…
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If you’re like most coaches you probably get concerned whenever there is conflict on your team. Maybe you stay up late at night trying to decide how to fix it or worrying about the fact that the team isn’t getting along.
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Any veteran coach will tell you, offseason is never really “off”. There is a lot to do, and our years usually blend together. Check out this straightforward checklist of Coaching Tools to use during your off-season and accomplish…
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At the beginning of the season, we are usually filled with excitement, renewed passion, and an intense commitment to make this season better than the last.
If you’re a dedicated coach, (and you’re here reading this looking for inspiration,…
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I had the extreme pleasure of watching the national tour of Hamilton recently. Of course, I cried, I laughed, and I left incredibly inspired. One part that stuck out to me was Alexander Hamilton's speech about his legacy.
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The most common phrase I hear from other coaches is something along the lines of, “I love coaching; I just hate the parents.” And yet, as a youth coach, parents are a big part of our job. So in order to keep your sanity, I hope you understand…
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Goal setting is a seemingly simple thing that can actually be incredibly challenging. Sitting down with your team with a goal setting workbook at the beginning of the season is a great start, but it isn’t enough. There is a lot of research…
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