New Year’s Perspective

Happy New year New Year’s Perspective Here’s a different perspective for your 2019. Going into the New Year, so many people have their resolutions of what they are going to do different or better than what they did last. Maybe you have your “One Word” that you’re going to live by. There’s nothing wrong with any of […]

Relentless Life, Loved Unconditionally (Episode 22)

Relentless Life, Loved Unconditionally Are you living a relentless life? Do you realize that you are loved unconditionally? I find a lot of people wandering through life. “What is My Purpose? Why am I here?  What am I doing?”  A lot of those people are “grown up already.”  Sometimes I act like one of those people. I […]

Winning a National Championship ft. Jennifer King (Episode 20)

Winning a National Championship Winning a national championship is the goal of every college basketball player. Coach Jennifer King led Johnson & Wales to its first national championship in any sport. She shares her perspectives on what it took to reach the pinnacle of success this season. Was winning a national championship something you talked […]

Conflict & Competition (Episode 19)

Conflict & Competition Conflict and competition can be either good or bad.  It’s about your perspective. You’ve probably heard, if you can’t take the heat then get out of the kitchen. Everyone loves being in the kitchen. It smells good.  The stuff that comes out of there tastes good but sometimes it gets hot.  Honestly, if […]

Defense Wins Championships, Right?

Defense Wins Championships, Right? Defense is just as important if not more important than offense. It really does win championships. As much as I believe that we should let players play the game in this style on the offensive end, I believe more strongly that successful teams play good defense. I believe this style of […]

Faith & Fear (Episode 17)

Faith Fear

Faith & Fear Faith is in a constant battle with fear. In other words, both of them are monsters that we can choose to starve or feed. One is a good monster and one is an evil one. Neither of them will ever go away completely. In addition, they provide us with decisions that we […]

Team Building in the Off Season ft. Jimmy Garrity (Episode 10)

Team Building We all want our teams to have good chemistry. Most coaches want them to become better people off the court as well as on the court.  Coach Garrity at Wofford University discusses a team building program that he uses with his team. Tell us about what you do in the off season to […]

Gaining Buy-In ft. Gayle Coats Fulks (Episode 9)


Gaining Buy-In Coach Gayle Coats Fulks of Davidson College talks about gaining buy-in from her new team at a program that had not seen a lot of recent success. Is it important to you that your team “buys-in”? Is it important to your players that they “buy-in”? What does buy-in look like to you or […]

Changing My Team’s Identity ft. Brenda Mock Kirkpatrick, (Episode 8)


Changing My Team’s Identity Every team will develop their own identity whether you want them to or not.  It is up to coaches to shape and focus those energies appropriately. Coach Mock arrived at UNC Asheville and the program had a culture that she wanted to change.  She discusses how her program evolved into a […]

What Do My Players Think I Think Is Important? (Episode 7)


What Do My Players Think I Think Is Important? Do you know what is important for you and your team? Have you ever felt like you and your players weren’t on the same page? It seems like your team just doesn’t think what you say or do matters. You’re probably right, but then you have […]