By Jenn Cook, Assistant Coach, Princeton University @princetonwlax What makes a good assistant coach? The answer to that question depends on what your Head Coach needs from you. “Think like a Head Coach, but act like an Assistant Coach.” – Tommy Amaker, Head Coach, Harvard University Basketball Good assistant coaches understand that head coaches… Read More The “Good” Assistant
By Meghan Dennehy, Head Coach, UVA Wise @UVA_Wise_Lax In my 15 years of coaching collegiate athletics, I have been accused on a few occasions of playing favorites. I want to take this opportunity to own that label, and to describe in detail the qualities of my very favorite players, because I want to be authentic… Read More Homage to my favorite player
By Dawn Easley, Head Coach, Campbell University @GoCamelsWLAX Last year, we somehow began the tradition (or habit depending on your outlook) of getting ice cream after road wins. I don’t recall ever telling the team for every game they win, we get ice cream. It evolved and secretly I think my team was scheming. Anyhow,… Read More When Your Bus Breaks Down
By Laura Bernotas, Assistant Coach, Colgate University @ColgateWLax When Danie Caro asked me for a submission for Behind the Whistle, I am going to be honest, the only topic that originally came to my mind was, “How to get out of writing something for the blog.” But after delaying my response emails and buying myself… Read More Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That!