Category: Leadership

Seniors Rule, Freshmen Drool…Not!

One of the things I’ve encountered as a player and as a coach, that’s a huge detriment to maintaining a positive team culture, is what I call a class system. For example, when upperclassmen make freshmen do all the “freshman” tasks (shagging the balls, taking the net down, carrying the equipment, and so on) while […]

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Are you playing for individual awards or team success?

Hey, wait! Isn’t serving the opposite of leading? Yeah, I once thought the same too. The crazy thing is, people will actually follow someone who they know cares about their team and teammates’ success over their own personal achievements. The question I have for you is, “Is your intention to be the best individual player, […]

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