Character Conference 2019

By |2019-05-09T11:12:44-06:00March 18th, 2019|Stories, Video|

Last week I was able to attend the Character Conference 2019 at Glacier High School in Kalispell, Montana. This is the second year of this event and while my son went last year, I was not able to attend. Why did I go this year, one, because he wanted to [...]

Kyrie Irving – “My dad is the reason I wear #11”

By |2019-05-09T11:20:25-06:00November 23rd, 2018|Video|

This Nike commercial dropped on Thanksgiving day and what a great way to give thanks.  Drederick Irving was a single father raising two young children.  Drederick had NBA potential, even having a tryout with the Celtics in 1992, before the loss of his wife, Elizabeth, changed everything.  Like any father would, he put [...]

Win with grace, lose with dignity

By |2018-06-11T17:24:18-06:00June 11th, 2018|Video|

The concept is simple and it is what I tell my players after every game before we go through the handshake line. Win with grace, lose with dignity. A video just surfaced on earlier today from @b757fo_jim and @cut4 of two friends, and they were friends first...but these two friends [...]

Dear Basketball – Kobe Bryant with animation

By |2019-05-09T11:58:08-06:00January 28th, 2018|Video|

Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film, Dear Basketball takes the letter that Kobe Bryant penned on the eve of his retirement announcement and mixes it with the magic of a custom John Williams score and legendary animator Glen Keane. The letter by itself is amazing, but [...]

Buzz Williams – What are you for

By |2018-01-24T09:49:18-07:00January 26th, 2018|Video|

Rounding out our three post Buzz Williams series is a video Coach did for #gBTimeout #getBETTER and we want to share that message with you too. In the comments below, share "What you are for". https://twitter.com/_/status/955808667080777728    

Matt Deggs, a coach who gets it

By |2017-06-16T13:37:54-06:00June 19th, 2017|Video|

"There is no greater honor than to sacrifice for a brother" - Matt Deggs, Baseball Coach at Sam Houston State. There are just some coaches that you want to play for.  Matt Deggs is one of them.  After a loss that knocked his team out of the NCAA tournament in [...]

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