Success is peace of mind that is the direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.

John Wooden

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No Shortcuts to Success

In my post last week called, "Fundamentals Every Day," I talked about the importance of coaches making sure that their athletes are working on fundamental skill development every day. This week I'm going to continue with that topic and dive deeper into it. To review...

Fundamentals Every Day

As a young teacher and coach fresh out of college, I was fortunate to be hired to teach English and coach basketball at an incredible school. The school was Carmel High School (now called Carmel Catholic) in Mundelein, Illinois in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. I...

My Name is Coach

Below is a re-post of a post I did back in 2015 on my old Coach with Character site. A retired coach reached out to me the other day after reading the original version of the post. He told me that one of his former players read the original post on the Coaches'...

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