Monday’s Video Share #10: Preventing Bullying and Locker Room Culture

bullying in youth sports-resized-600It’s Monday and time for a video we think you might like – this week we focus on bullying in sports and take a look at the Positive Coaching Alliance’s video on preventing turboessays.co.uk these behaviors on our teams.

 

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Monday’s Video Share #9: TEDxBlue – Angela Lee Duckworth, Ph.D. on “TRUE GRIT”

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It’s Monday and time for a video we think you might like www.masterpapers.com! This one is TEDxBlue – Angela Lee Duckworth, Ph.D. discussing TRUE GRIT. What coach isn’t looking for bestessaysforsale.net athletes with GRIT?!?!  Check it out!

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Monday’s Video Share #3: Preventing Child Abuse in Youth Sports

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It’s Monday and time for a video we think you might like! A topic on the minds of many is the prevention of child abuse in youth sports.  This week’s highlighted video comes from the Positive Coaching Alliance.

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Becky Hammon Wins NBA Summer League Title with the San Antonio Spurs!!!

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After winning the NBA summer league title last week, Becky Hammon is the topic of many news stories and rightly so!  Check out this article and from ESPN:

http://espn.go.com/blog/truehoop/post/_/id/73472/73472

 

UK Sport Coach Tip Sheet: Skills & Qualities of a Coach

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People ask me all the time – what does it take to be a good coach?  For every time I am asked the question, I probably provide a different answer!  Here is a great tip sheet from Sports Coach UK on the skills and qualities of a coach.

They focus on:

1. Communication

2. Planning & Organizing

3. Analysis & Evaluation

4. Keeping an Open Mind

5. Creating a Safe Environment

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First Coaching Endowment Gift in Notre Dame’s History….And It Goes To…..Women’s Basketball!

NDKaren and Kevin Keyes, both former athletes at the University of Notre Dame have become the first ever donors in Notre Dame’s history to endow a coaching position – and they have done this for Women’s Basketball. Karen was a player for current coach and hall of famer, Muffet McGraw (pictured left) in the 90s.

 

Check out the New York Times Article: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/18/sports/ncaabasketball/in-nod-to-future-and-past-notre-dame-receives-5-million-to-endow-coachs-job.html?emc=edit_th_20150418&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=20699256&_r=1 

 

The Notre Dame press release suggests this may be the largest endowment of its kind in NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball history.

 

Thank you to Kevin and Karen Keyes for your support of women’s athletics and the coaches who make it happen!

 

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