Boys Varsity Basketball
Leadership thought I saw in an article on the hiring of the new AD at Texas. Former AD Dodds said: “Don’t be the s… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
HOLDING SOMEONE ACCOUNTABLE means not letting someone decrease, disrupt, or destroy your team’s chances of reaching… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
It’s never going to be easy. It’s not supposed to be. Life is good and then bam 💥 you get hit with adversity. Don’t… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
When challenged, players respond two ways: They become determined & get BETTER, or they shut down & remain the same OR GET WORSE!
Handling adversity is about ATTITUDE. Those who stay calm in adverse situations will overcome them. Those who get emotional won't.
"When you see a champion, you can be sure that you are looking at an individual who pays great attention to the per… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Parents, Teachers & Coaches: Learning to deal with adversity is a skill that we as adults are taking away from this… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Good teams have positive body language. No talking back, arguing with teammate, coach, ref, or fan. No slumping sho… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
"Everybody likes each other until things get tough. Then you will find out what kind of team you have." – Doc Rivers
GOOD players are concerned about filling the stat sheet. GREAT players are concerned about doing whatever it takes to fill the win column.
Don't blame your teammates, EVER. When times get tough, WINNERS put their team on their back and say: 'Follow me.'
"Culture is demonstrated and reinforced in what is considered acceptable and unacceptable in your program. It comes… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Tough teams ALWAYS show toughness. When up, they don’t show content. When down, they don't show frustration.
TEAM CAPTAINS/LEADERS: This season, you must BE the example! Show up early, stay late, lift, eat right. Leadership is not for the weak!
When your best player puts it on the line every day, the others can't cut corners - Expect the best from your best DAILY and you'll go far!
Practices aren’t always fun, but winning at the highest level is! Ask a State Champion if the hard work was worth it!
I'd rather have a coach that pushed me to my breaking point than have a coach that never pointed out what I'm doing wrong. 🏀