Wrapping Up the Fall Season

We are wrapping up our fall sports seasons all across the U.S. This can be a time of great excitement and anticipation, as teams prepare for post-season tournaments with dreams and goals of an eventual state championship. However, it can also be a time of sadness for...

Culling the Herd for Coaches

This past Wednesday and next Wednesday, my videos on the SlamDunk Success YouTube channel deal with the concept of cuts. Today, I want to offer some different ideas with respect to the topic. You have probably heard the phrase in the title of today’s post...

A Better Place

My father-in-law, Doug, passed away last weekend. After a 5-year battle with Alzheimer’s, pulmonary embolisms, congestive heart failure, some mini-strokes, and even Covid, he finally passed on at aged 84. His strength through those years, and all the years I...

Don’t Succumb to the Negativity

Negativity affects you negatively 100% of the time. Trevor Moawad Think right now of the most negative person you know. Now think of another one. And another one. Was that difficult? Did three different people come right to your mind? Chances are, they did. Most of us...

The Most Thankless Job in Sports

This is a re-post of the most popular, most-commented-on post that I ever wrote. Unfortunately, it is also still applicable today, maybe even more than when I wrote it. Last week I was asked by our high school’s girls’ basketball coach to referee some summer scrimmage...

The Best Kind of Teammate

I’m moving my family and our house across the country. So for the next two weeks, I’m going to re-post a couple of my more popular posts from a few years ago. As with many of the messages in my posts, they are still applicable today.  Quite a few years...