If there is one goal of every great coach, it is to develop a winning program. Who wants to lose right? Read more [...]
I often get asked "What should I take to the interview?"
The best thing I have developed to take to Read more [...]
If you’re a Head Coach, you’re going to have conflicts. There really is no way around this inevitable Read more [...]
1. Compete! Compete! Compete!
You've got to teach your team to compete, compete, compete Read more [...]
I wanted a water bottle. I'm not sure why it hit me when I did. We were on the freeway, driving to Read more [...]
Coaching is not a simple job. It can be complicated, stressful and thankless. With so many ingredients Read more [...]
The Sunny Hills (Fullerton, CA) football team won eight games in back to back seasons: 2017 and 2018. Read more [...]
Coaches usually spend the offseason trying to figure out how to make their team better. For some coaches Read more [...]
I started writing for MaxPreps in a new feature they call "Coaches Corner" in July 2016. I was honored Read more [...]
Look, I'm not going to point fingers at anyone here. I wasn't on the bench before the camera started Read more [...]
My guess is that your program can use more student-athletes. My guess is that most programs in America Read more [...]
The quote of the day will resume with the 2018/19 school year in August!
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I recently wrote an article about why I love being an Athletic Director. Check that out here.
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I LOVE being an Athletic Director!
I have spent time in this great position at two different schools: Read more [...]
I had the opportunity to hear Coach Monken from West Point talk about at the American Football Coaches Read more [...]
I had the opportunity to listen to Gus Malzahn as the 2018 American Football Coaches Association. I Read more [...]
We went over 1,000,000 unique users on this website this year!
I'm blown away by that. I started Read more [...]
The September 5, 2017 press conference with PJ Fleck had some really great insight in to how he builds Read more [...]
Sadly, it seems like every month we read headlines in the national media about another coach who has Read more [...]
Imagine a program moving from being ranked #2782 in the Nation to #1 in just eight seasons. From #218 Read more [...]
Building and Maintaining A Competitive Program by Scott Yates, the winningest coach in Colorado high Read more [...]
It's that time of year. The New Year. People are taking an inventory of their lives. Some are making Read more [...]
I thought this would make for an interesting topic: Twitter DMs I get. The reason I thing this will Read more [...]
My favorite book from the coaching world is Think Like A Champion: Building Success One Victory At A Read more [...]
I really love watching the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame speeches! I love hearing these men talk Read more [...]
During May of 2015, Eight Laces Consulting had just over 300 assistant coaches at both the high school, Read more [...]
I went to a really great clinic last Friday (Jan 8, 2016) night down in San Diego. They crown 5 Section Read more [...]
The 2015 CHAMPIONS LOCKER SERIES presents California's Division 5 AA State Champ: Mater Dei Catholic Read more [...]
The 2015 CHAMPIONS LOCKER SERIES presents Alabama's 4A State Champion: Leeds High School
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I love learning from the best! And I love sharing that with my readers! We all want to become better Read more [...]