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Masters of Mindset

At war with Satan Every time you step into a workout, practice, or competition a mental battle ensues. It doesn’t matter if you’re the coach leading the athlete or the athlete following the coaches leading. You are constantly at war with the temptations Satan is throwing your…

Weekly Wisdom 3.6.16

Jim Harbaugh, Rhode Island High School Basketball, and Conor McGregor Our man Coach Khaki Pants and his Michigan Wolverines football team traveled to Florida’s IMG Academy this past week and shook up the Division I football world. Robbie, Todd, and I decided to dig into…

Called to Compete

Do you feel called to compete? I’ve mentioned this in recent posts, but a couple of weeks ago I was named the new head football coach at Lincoln Christian School. Obviously, I was interviewed for the job after I submitted my application and portfolio. This morning,…

You work as much as you care

You have to care to give your best In his book You Win the Locker Room First Jon Gordon points out that your willingness to work hard is directly related to how much you care. A couple years ago when he was speaking to the Pittsburg Pirates he asked…

Culture Creators

This post is also available in podcast format. You can listen by clicking here. Culture is critical The more experience I gain the more I realize culture is critical. By culture I mean that trendy topic among thought leaders that refers to the state of your work…

Weekly Wisdom 1-24-16

Lawrence Phillips We begin this week’s podcast by discussing the loss of Lawrence Phillips. The former University of Nebraska running back was found dead in his prison cell Wednesday January 13th. His life is a story of what could have been and his death is a…

Do Sports Help Me Run?

I love sports, but there are a few sports that I don’t quite understand why people love them so much. One such sport is ultramarathon running. For reasons my mind can’t fully comprehend (because I was a sprinter and high hurdler back in the day) for…

Worthy of Following

Coach, I don’t know if you realize it, but you’re one of the most influential people in your community. Billy Graham once said, “One coach will impact more young people in one year than the average person does in a lifetime.” Odds are good that…