Play Hard, Play Smart, Play Together

By |2019-11-08T12:56:48-07:00November 8th, 2019|Articles|

Play Hard, Play Smart, Play Together by Coach Dean Smith Playing Hard: Maybe a player wasn’t the fastest, the tallest, or the most athletic person on the court.  In the course of any given game that was out of his control.  But each of them could control the [...]

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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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Trust Builders with @UFGatorSoccer

By |2017-03-22T09:42:05-06:00March 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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.

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Kevin Cassese – Leaving Nothing to the Imagination

By |2019-12-02T13:34:12-07:00May 12th, 2016|Video|

Lacrosse Coach Kevin Cassese on clear and concise communication with parents of players in his program.  As a coach, this message is so spot on.  Let's teach our athletes and children to have those crucial conversations.  Give them tools at home to be successful without being a toxic sports parent.  [...]

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Every Day, Getting Better on Jon Gordon’s team

By |2015-09-27T11:42:26-06:00September 27th, 2015|Stories|

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 [...]

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are you a teammate or just on the team?

By |2015-08-17T22:21:00-06:00August 18th, 2015|Video|

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 [...]

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Joe Schmidt on leadership, followership and team

By |2015-08-10T12:20:47-06:00August 10th, 2015|Video|

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, [...]

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Not missing a pitch

By |2015-06-05T09:53:32-06:00June 5th, 2015|Stories|

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 [...]

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