Get An Education

https://videopress.com/v/2A73oePE?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true We have 4 Key Standards in our Program: 1) Get An Education 2) Be A Coachable Player 3) Be A Great Teammate 4) Play For A Larger Purpose.... When we talk to any group, "Get An Education", is the first standard that is always discussed. Now, I know this sounds cliche, considering every coach … Continue reading Get An Education

You Are Born TO BE Special

If you are reading this, then half of the battle has already been won, because deep down you know this is true. These signs are displayed in various places in our football field house. "You are born to be special", has been a staple in our program for years. Consistent messaging is key in any … Continue reading You Are Born TO BE Special

Worn Hands

Woodworking gives you a lot of time to think and reflect. I really enjoy it and honestly I look at it as a ministry. We are "Better Together", and helping families is another way to bring people closer. People come together at a great table... However, there are a lot of parallels.... People see the … Continue reading Worn Hands

C.O.R.E. Leadership: Take Control of Your Mindset

The C.O.R.E. Leadership Program stands for Competitive Ownership, Relationships, and Expectations. The purpose of this program is to develop student-athletes with high internal standards, competitive spirit, wholistic team leaders, and positive examples. This program is designed to recognize and reward competitive traits (give social value and status), provide leadership education, and development through personal, peer, … Continue reading C.O.R.E. Leadership: Take Control of Your Mindset

More Than Winning

Let's make this clear.... This article is not about minimizing the need to win. Winning on the field, in business, or in any area of life, is what helps create more value for ourselves. This is about looking beyond that given fact. A little over a year ago, I was riding home after experiencing a … Continue reading More Than Winning

What Is Discipline? The Process Today

Should I pick this cup up? What does it matter.... Someone else will get it... Right? The truth is that it does not matter if we are not bought into a set of standards, goals, or vision. The word "Discipline" is used often in sports. The trait a team or individual needs to be successful. … Continue reading What Is Discipline? The Process Today

The Truth Card

Today, Remind, Understand, Trust, & Hope The rise of depression, anxiety, or low self-esteem due to isolation, the pandemic, environment, and society has been well documented. People can face these issues in many environments from the home, school, workplace, or social situations. Life circumstances also play a major factor with loss, death, disappointments, toxic relationships, … Continue reading The Truth Card

How to Personally Protect & Use Culture As A Weapon Against Mental Health Issues

"In case of emergency, a mask will drop from a container in the airplane ceiling. The mask, which looks like a yellow plastic cup, fits over your nose and mouth. An elastic strap goes around the back of your head, and the ends can be tugged to tighten the fit. Pull on the hose gently … Continue reading How to Personally Protect & Use Culture As A Weapon Against Mental Health Issues

How to Personally Protect & Use Your Program As A Weapon Against Mental Health Issues

"In case of emergency, a mask will drop from a container in the airplane ceiling. The mask, which looks like a yellow plastic cup, fits over your nose and mouth. An elastic strap goes around the back of your head, and the ends can be tugged to tighten the fit. Pull on the hose gently … Continue reading How to Personally Protect & Use Your Program As A Weapon Against Mental Health Issues

Fight The Good Fight “Form Your Spear”

  Regardless of what the movies say, over time the spear was the weapon of choice over the sword.  “from Judah, carrying shield and spear—6,800 armed for battle; From the tribe of Judah, there were 6,800 warriors armed with shields and spears.” -1 Chronicles 12:24. For a one on one fight, most warriors would choose the spear. … Continue reading Fight The Good Fight “Form Your Spear”