Leadership

  • John Wooden's 8 Laws of Learning

    In his time as the head coach at UCLA in the 1960’s and 70’s, John Wooden won 10 National Titles, finishing undefeated in four of those seasons. He was the first person to ever be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame both as a player and as a coach. So it’s no surprise that his legacy is used today in so many ways to teach leadership and coaching.

  • 5 Tips on Giving a Great Halftime Speech

    The halftime or intermission talk a coach gives can provide encouragement and motivation or it can discourage players and lessen their confidence. Here are five tips on giving a productive and encouraging talk to your players during a break.

  • Q&A with Ron Hunter

    You may remember Ron Hunter from last year's March Madness opening round upset over Baylor. You know, the coach that fell off the stool on the sidelines after his son nailed the game-winning three pointer? We talked with him about last season's success and what it's like to coach your own child.

  • 5 Ways to Encourage Players

    One of the most difficult aspects of coaching is getting players to perform to their potential. Whether it’s a lack of confidence or lack of motivation, pushing them to excel is a great challenge. You must have a relationship with your players in order to have an encouraging impact on them. Here are five ways you can encourage the players on your team and get them to that level of success you already know they can reach.

  • Q&A with Sue Semrau

    Once again Florida State women's basketball coach Sue Semrau has her Lady Seminoles in the hunt for the ACC title. She took a few minutes to answer some questions for us including what the most memorable moment from her coaching career has been.