Purposeful Leadership

A couple weeks ago, I wrote a little bit about how kids learn things either by being taught what to do or by being allowed to do what they want to do.  My post was aimed at coaches to point out that the kids on your rosters are doing what they do for a reason.…
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Hey Ref!

Before I get started, I feel like I need to offer some Super Bowl thoughts. 1.  The Commercials: As a dad, I really enjoyed the Dove Men’s commercial; the Budweiser puppy/horse/wolves ad made my wife cry; I’d have loved to have been in the Nationwide board room when they decided that was the commercial to…
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One Sport Athletes – Part 2

Before I start with actual content today, I have to share this link first.  My wife and I are both Saturday Night Live nerds.  The cold opening Deflategate parody of A Few Good Men had me rolling.  Feel free to skip to the 3:35 mark where the good stuff begins. My intention this week was…
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An Athletic Director? What Do You Do All Day?

When people ask me what my job is, I take a lot of pride in answering that I’m an athletic director.  Being an athletic director – I believe – is something that almost anybody can do, but only a few of us are dumb enough to actually follow this path.  To be honest, I had…
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Athlete Survey Tool

At some point I blinked, and now the fall sports post-season is upon us.  Our boys’ tennis teams are in their final full week of regular season competition with their regional tournament next weekend, and our girls’ golf teams are only two weeks away from their own regional meet.  Every season, every year, I marvel…
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