Friday, March 28, 2014

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Positive Coaching

Positive Coaching Alliance website continues to get better.  Check it out here.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Best newcomer in baseball?

"He has a different flair. Not everybody is an average guy out there," Ellis said. "Nobody would watch baseball if everybody was like me. You need guys like him that are entertaining." - Mark Ellis Dodgers 2B on Yasiel Puig aggressive play.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Bench Mob

Mississippi State's Bench Mob is winning games and having fun while doing it.  Loose play wins games.

Sunday, June 23, 2013


"Be the parent that creates meaningful change by reaching their hearts rather than lecturing their minds."  David Benzel

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Put the kids where they want to play

When the game is on the line, sometimes the hardest thing to do is put a kid into a position they might not be best suited for, but it's the place they want to play.  As a coach, you might want to only put the best kid there.  Consider this, the kid might just surprise you when given the chance.  If they happen to fail, what a great teaching moment.  They'll understand the importance of getting better at the position.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Coach and learn, learn some more and then coach

Growing champions for life is a good resource for learning to look objectively at your coaching.  Consider signing up for the monthly newsletter.  

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Friday, June 14, 2013

Lightning and Youth Sports

Here's a great article on lightning and taking precautions for youth sports.