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THE OTHER WORLD SERIES

It’s that time of year again. No, it isn’t October yet. It’s time for the College World Series. This is an item on my “bucket list.” I wish I had been able to attend when it was held in the old ballpark, but it’s still on my list. The final eight teams are all there [...]

By | 2018-06-14T20:38:39+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Coach's Blog|0 Comments

Fastbreak Training Lives!

POWER. The capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events. PRECISION. The action or process of carrying out or accomplishing an action, task or function. PERFORMANCE. The quality, condition, or fact of being exact and accurate. As definitions, the above three provide very little in the area [...]

By | 2018-04-10T02:42:03+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Coach's Blog|0 Comments

The Business Of Sports

Professional athletics are business, BIG business. So, what is the business of sports and what does it mean? It means that decision-making is governed by profit and loss just like any other type of business. Problems occur when decisions are influenced by other levels of sports, or thinking it should look like the college version. [...]

By | 2018-01-17T19:46:40+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Coach's Blog|0 Comments

The Possibility Of Great Relationships

Having great relationships is a process. It is never a done deal given there is always another level to be achieved. This article is about a structure that I’ve found works. And, like any structure it requires persistence to produce the intended results. One thing to remember is there is no perfect way to do [...]

By | 2017-12-23T21:45:31+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Coach's Blog|0 Comments

Loving Your Work

I am often asked what I love about what I do. Many have heard me say that I have never had a bad day at work. That may be a slight exaggeration, but very slight. It has never seemed like work to me. Even days when I fail are not bad days. So, what do [...]

By | 2017-12-23T21:45:31+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Coach's Blog|0 Comments

The Final Four 2017 – My Take

My first Final Four was in Portland, Oregon, 1965, between UCLA, University of Michigan, Princeton and Wichita State University. It was held in the Portland Coliseum that seated 13,000 and change. I am not sure it was even sold out. A return engagement for John Wooden’s Bruins (1964 Champs). Michigan was a power in the [...]

By | 2017-03-30T01:16:05+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Coach's Blog|0 Comments

March Madness: The Greatest Show On Earth

No disrespect to Jimmy Stewart, but the new “Greatest Show” is March Madness. The number of people caught up in the process to name the best intercollegiate basketball team is second to none. The number of people that are involved in this show is staggering. There is the obvious. It begins with the conference tournaments. [...]

By | 2017-03-19T20:33:25+00:00 March 19th, 2017|Coach's Blog|0 Comments

March Madness: A Coach’s Perspective

March Madness? Actually, the madness really begins in February. I think keeping their teams in present time is a BIG challenge for coaches. This is not true in all cases, but worth paying attention to. Let’s take a minute to look at the various situations that can become distractions.   THE SUREFIRE “INs” These are [...]

By | 2017-12-23T21:45:32+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Coach's Blog|0 Comments

The Aftermath Of The Olympics

The Olympics have begun. I know this because I saw Michael Phelps carrying the American flag and leading a large group of folks dressed in red, white and blue. The bright lights and fireworks of Rio, highlighted by the routines of hundreds of dancers tells me that also. Of course, I am watching on TV [...]

By | 2017-12-23T21:45:34+00:00 August 9th, 2016|Coach's Blog|0 Comments