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Steve Kerr Reveals How to Combat Complacency on a Championship-Caliber Team

How do elite teams manage to stay on the summit season after season? How do they fight complacency when they know they're far superior to most ...

How Can Coaches Elicit Greater Effort From Their Players?

In sports, there's no substitute for great effort. It doesn't matter how talented you are—if you don't play hard, you won't win very often. Al...

Youth Sports Coaches Need to Take the Negativity out of 'Accountability'

Every coach I've ever met talks about accountability at one point or another. However, many of them use it largely in negative terms: "You did some...

Told a Player Something 'A Hundred Times' And They Still Don't Get It? Time To Re-Think Your Coaching

Coaching can be difficult. Very difficult. Coaches want to help athletes reach their full potential and accomplish great things individually and...

What Every Athlete and Coach Can Learn From the 2017-2018 Las Vegas Golden Knights

The 2017-2018 Las Vegas Golden Knights were one of the greatest cinderella stories in sports history. After all, they were just the second expansio...

NBA Coach Mike Brown: Parents Need to Let Their Kids Lead Post-Game Conversations

The car ride home after a practice or game can often be a one-sided conversation—the parent blurting out everything they wanted to tell their child ...

Brad Stevens Offers Crucial Advice to New Coaches

Brad Stevens might be just 41 years old, but he's already established himself as one of the most respected coaches in basketball. At Butler, he twi...

Nebraska Football Coach Scott Frost Reveals How Cussing and Yelling at Players Can Be Poisonous to Success

If Scott Frost is able to turn around Nebraska football, it won't be through an endless tirade of red-faced shrieking. Frost, who led the Universit...

Notre Dame Basketball Coach Mike Brey Reveals How Tense Coaches Create Tense Players

A coach who's constantly tense and frustrated will rub off on their players in all the wrong ways. That's the message Notre Dame head basketball co...

Basketball Guru Kevin Eastman On How Coaching From the Stands Ruins One of Sports' Key Life Skills

Kevin Eastman knows basketball. He was an assistant coach for the Boston Celtics for eight seasons, including their 2008 championship run. After that,...

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