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How to Become a Better Coach

Looking to sharpen your coaching skills? This department contains a wealth of professional development ideas for coaches who are always looking to get better.

As John Wooden always said, "When you're done learning, you're done!"

How to Best Organize Your Staff
Greg Shelley, Ph.D.
How to Best Organize Your Staff "The mark of a good leader is loyal followers; leadership is nothing without a following." - Proverbs 14:28 (The Message) Whether a head or a . . . keep reading
5 Ways to Take Care of Yourself So You Can Take Care of Others
Greg A. Shelley, Ph.D., Colgate and Lafayette Leadership Academies
"Will you look back on life and say, 'I wish I had', or 'I'm glad I did'?" - Zig Ziglar Coaching is all about helpi . . . keep reading
5 Ways to Teach Your Athletes Accountability
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
What does it truly mean to be accountable? Many athletes don't fully comprehend what it means to truly be accountable to their teammates and coaches. Here are five ways to teach your athletes what . . . keep reading
Hold Everyone Accountable
Greg A. Shelley, Ph.D., Colgate and Lafayette Leadership Academies
Excerpt from Dr. Shelley's new book:Coach up: 50 Rules to Build Committed, Confident, and Motivated Athletes and Teams (Publicat . . . keep reading
You Move in the Direction of What You Think! Part 2
Greg A. Shelley, Ph.D., Colgate and Lafayette Leadership Academies
Three More Ways to Move in the Direction You Think 3. Think "new" This means taking what you have learned and experienced in the past and turning these experiences into someth . . . keep reading
10 Secrets to Turnaround and Transform a Declining Program Before It is Too Late
Jeff Janssen, M.S., Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Need to get your program back on track after a tough stretch of seasons? Wondering how to reverse a slide and re-energize and revive your Declining Program? Discover 10 proven solutions designed to transform your Declining Program and get you and your team back on the upswing. . . . keep reading
The Little Things Make a Big Difference! Part 2
Greg Shelley, Director of Leadership Academies at Georgetown, Colgate, and Lafayette
5 More Ways of How the Little Things Make a Big Difference! 6. Make small talk Coaches, learn as much as you can about your athletes. Learn the names of brothers, sisters, moms, and d . . . keep reading
Michigan Basketball Turnaround - Coach Meyer on the Keys to Success
Jeff Meyer and Jeff Janssen
I had the great opportunity to sit down with Michigan assistant men's basketball coach Jeff Meyer to get his insights on the team's turnaround. Discover the keys to Michigan's remarkable turnaround from his point of view in this audio interview... . . . keep reading
Coaching Reminders: 12 Overlooked, Taken-For-Granted, Yet Fundamental Coaching Rules - Part 2
Greg A. Shelley, Ph.D.
12 OFTEN OVERLOOKED, TAKEN-FOR-GRANTED, YET FUNDAMENTAL COACHING RULES - CONTINUED: Rule #6: Momentum is . . . keep reading
Great Leaders = Great Teams: 10 Ways to Expand Your Leadership - Part 2
Greg A. Shelley, Ph.D.
Great Leaders = Great Teams: 10 Ways to Expand Your Leadership - Part 2 The article contines with several important considerations for developing self-leadership, effectively leading others, and productively leading teams. Plus TEN additional ways to expand your leadership thinking. . . . keep reading
11 Ways to Think More Successfully - Part 1
Greg A. Shelley, Georgetown and Colgate Leadership
11 Ways to Think More Successfully - Part 1 In his book, How Successful People Think, John Maxwell (2009) outlines 11 thinking skills and challenges the reader to assess not only "what" they think, but also "how" they think. . . . keep reading
11 Ways to Think More Successfully - Part 2
Greg A. Shelley, Georgetown and Colgate Leadership
11 Ways to Think More Successfully - Part 2

Learn six more ways to of thinking to help you, your athletes, and your program succeed... . . . keep reading

SPEAK UP! 12 Techniques to Get Your Athletes to Talk - Part 1
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
SPEAK UP! 12 Techniques to Get Your Athletes to Talk - Part 1 Frustrated because your athletes are not more vocal during competition and practices? Here are 12 proven techniques to get them to be more talkative when you need them to be. . . . keep reading
SPEAK UP! 12 Techniques to Get Your Athletes to Talk - Part 2
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
SPEAK UP! 12 Techniques to Get Your Athletes to Talk - Part 2 Frustrated because your athletes are not more vocal during competition and practices? Here are seven more techniques you can use to get your athletes to be more vocal. . . . keep reading
8 Great Cutting Edge Ideas from the Nation's Top Colleges - Part 2
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Part 2 of this article features 5 more great innovative ideas from the nation's top colleges. . . . keep reading
8 Great Cutting Edge Ideas from the Nation's Top Colleges - Part 1
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Here are 8 great cutting edge ideas from Michigan, Notre Dame, Illinois, Pitt, and North Carolina to help you succeed on and off the playing fields. . . . keep reading
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