What We Have Everyday…. Choices

Every day we wake up, we are guaranteed one thing.... Choices No matter our background, circumstances, location, or mindset... We still have choices. Even if all of our freedoms have been stripped away, we still have the choice in what we think, believe, and hope for in the future. Viktor Frankl, the famed Holocaust Survivor … Continue reading What We Have Everyday…. Choices

You Are Made For What You Do

"What if my yardstick of life was not in what was accomplished, but I measured myself by my focus on doing what I’m called to do." I recently spent the weekend with Milt Travis, a basketball coach in Georgia who was being inducted into his school's Hall of Fame. Coach Travis has been a father … Continue reading You Are Made For What You Do

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

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