By Kate Livesay, Head Coach, Middlebury College @MiddAthletics The purpose of this post is to provide my own personal experience of what it’s like to move from one institution to another. Every summer we, as coaches, see a number of coaching changes as some assistants move up to being a head coach, some coaches take… Read More The Coaching Carousel: What it’s Like to Change Schools
Many high school and club coaches, as well as prospective student-athletes (PSAs) and their parents, find the college recruiting process difficult to navigate. Some of that is due to the myriad of NCAA rules that exist and the lack of education surrounding those rules for those engaged in the process. On top of that, each… Read More Straight from the Experts
By Kara Reber, Head Coach, Florida Southern College, @FSCWlax The question I have probably been asked the most since we won the National Championship is… how did you do it? Looking back and reflecting on the season and asking a few of our players, we decided that the following conditions are the main reason behind… Read More How Did You Do It?
By Patty Daley, National Rated Official and Chris Sailer, Head Coach, Princeton University Let’s examine the communication that should not be employed between coaches and officials as they interact before, during, or after a game: Coach says to the official, “I hope you are ready for this one. They are really rough and swing like… Read More Promoting Positive Communication Between Coaches and Officials
By Jenny Levy, Head Coach, University of North Carolina, @uncwlax Success in any arena begins with the people in it – the “Talent.” The old saying goes, “great players make great coaches and ultimately successful teams.” I would say, however, the RIGHT talent makes great teams. I find the NFL to be a very interesting league.… Read More Developing the Right Talent