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The Four C’s

When taking a coaching job, you must expect and be prepared for challenges… When I graduated from college at the University of Maine in December of 1976, I was chasing …

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Excavate The Rocks

Every coach is always searching for ways to evaluate, motivate, challenge, and label their players and team… Terms like mentally tough, physically tough, competitive, aggressive, and coachable are just a …

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MTA

Even the best of plans can get blown out of the water quickly! When they do, you have two choices… Panic and fold or Make The Adjustment… MTA!!! All strong …

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“It Doesn’t Matter!”

Coaching baseball (and coaching in general) is a very results-oriented job. Coaches are evaluated to some extent on very objective results… winning and losing. With that in mind, excuses and …

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That’s the Diff!!

When talking about winning or losing, being good or great, getting a hit or making an out, making the pitch or missing your spot, or being safe or out… The difference …

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Have A Plan

There’s no substitute for a good plan. A lot of your athletes… get up in the morning, shove a pop tart down their throat, run out the door un-showered, scramble …

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Don’t Be That Car

When referring to my athletes, I often talked about their coach-ability, attitude, work ethic, and whether they were low or high maintenance. A low maintenance athlete was one that…accepted coaching …

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Cultivate The Forks🍴

A long time ago when I first started playing sports, I realized being successful and respected by your coaches and teammates required a high measure of mental and physical toughness. …

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I can tell what you’re thinking!

Effective coaching and teaching requires a strong knowledge base and great communication skills. Communication has to be a two way street: information and instruction going out and processing, reaction, and …