Parent Management – Part 3: Highlighting the Importance of Conduct

Conduct comes in three flavors – good, bad and borderline. No age group, gender or position in society is immune…

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Parent Management – Part 2: How To Structure Parent Meetings

At some point every athletic director, coach or program director says this about a parent meeting “…, and then the…

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Parent Management – Part 1: It’s Not About Boundaries

Parents are stakeholders – legally vested and emotionally bound to the well-being, development and raising of a child. While some…

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Do You Create Forks In The Road?

Unintentional consequence, ripple effect, collateral damage, cost of doing business or just didn’t see it coming. These sayings, and similar…

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Sports Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever, real or perceived, has a definite impact on the emotions and behaviors of the captive audience. Longing and…

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Integrity – Past and Future

Does integrity matter less these days? An even better question, who within your program dictates or defines integrity? Without being…

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The Ivory Tower of Sports

In the Medieval Period, the one thing never questioned was the size of a king’s kingdom. Castle, land and wealth…

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Student-Athletes and the Needs for Speed, to Read and to Succeed

Student-athletes are many things, but one thing they aren’t is experienced beyond their current age. Their view around the next…

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