By Missy Foote, Former Head Coach, Middlebury College Over 40 years ago as a young, wide-eyed coach of three varsity sports it didn’t take me long to realize that there was more to coaching than simply imparting my wisdom about skills and strategy to the team. I understood that I had a responsibility to create… Read More A Simple Playbook for the Game of Life
By Nora Boerger and Emily Boerger, Assistant Coaches, The University of Findlay @ufwlax Nora: So Em, what’s the best part about coaching for the same program with your twin sister? Emily: Probably the fact that it makes it easier for our parents to visit us. Since I’m their favorite, now they don’t have to… Read More Double Vision on the Sidelines
By Jen Adams, Head Coach, Loyola University Maryland, @LoyolaWLax By the time I graduated college and worked my way in to coaching I assumed I had gained all the perspective I needed to relate to my student-athletes. After all I had walked in their shoes, knowing all too well the early morning workouts, the dreaded… Read More 10 Things I Learned About ACL Tears
By Kim Simons Tortolani, Former Head Coach, USA Under-19 National Team and Georgetown University I have always been a bit wary of the NCAA. As a former college athlete, I never sensed that the NCAA’s claim of “prioritizing academics, well-being and fairness…” applied to my teammates or me. During my time as a Division I… Read More When Will the NCAA Act to Slow Down Early Recruiting?