Matt Deggs, a coach who gets it

“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 2017 – Deggs gets deep.  He talks about love, being a transactional coach and becoming a transformational coach.

Trust Builders with @UFGatorSoccer

Coach Becky Burleigh is back with part 2 from her talk in 2015 at What Drives Winning. Players and coaches have to trust each other.  Coach Burleigh shares the different ways that she helped the Gators build team and trust.

Kevin Cassese – Leaving Nothing to the Imagination

Lacrosse Coach Kevin Cassese on clear and concise communication with his team.

Kevin Cassese – A Deeper Level

What is your coaching roadmap?  What is your philosophy?

Every Day, Getting Better on Jon Gordon’s team

Every Day, Getting Better on Jon Gordon’s team

A few weeks back Every Day, Getting Better was selected to be part of the Locker Room Launch Team for a new book from Bestselling Author, Jon Gordon (The Energy Bus) and former Head Coach of the Atlanta Falcons, Mike Smith. The book is titled; You Win in the Locker Room First – The 7 C’s to Build a Winning Team in Business, Sports and Life. For the next week we are going to highlight p ...[Read More]

are you a teammate or just on the team?


When Marcus Luttrell comes to talk, you listen.  When the man who the movie Lone Survivor was based after talks to you about being on a team, you take notes. There is a difference between being a teammate, and being on a team. Watch as Jac Collinsworth sits down for a great one on one with Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire, and visit about the impact that Luttrell left on a recent visit with the ...[Read More]

Joe Schmidt on leadership, followership and team

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Notre Dame senior, Joe Schmidt sat down with Jac Collinsworth to talk about leadership, followership, motivation and his return to the gridiron.  Schmidt in 2014 was the MVP of the Fighting Irish defense, even after missing half of the season with a leg injury.  He has been called too slow, too weak, forever labeled as a walk-on – yet he has persevered.  He has risen above the noise to becom ...[Read More]

Not missing a pitch

Not missing a pitch

Friend of Every Day, Getting Better,  Renee Peggs, recently shared with us one of her latest pieces.  It is a great story on Notre Dame baseball pitcher Cristian Torres.  Torres a recent graduate at Notre Dame, just finished his career as a relief pitcher for the Irish.  The story of Torres is not as much about a baseball player but about a competitor.  Torres was diagnosed with moderate to severe ...[Read More]

As we are together

As we are together

We push each other to get better.  We could NEVER be as good alone as we are together.  ~ Ryan Wittman  

When team becomes family

When team becomes family

Late last night we caught wind of the great story of White Bear Lake Hockey and it’s captain Michael Johnson.  Johnson’s father Tom passed away before the season opener, yet his memory lives on through his son and his son’s team. Just another great story about how your teammates become your family, especially when times get rough. Story by @DavidMcCoyWCCO