Today Adam and TJ dive into a discussion about how coaches can balance success with both short-term and long-term goals. If you’re in a situation with pressure to win now or be let go, how can you possibly afford to spend time on your long-term vision? If you are building for the long-term, how do you achieve success in the short-term that will give those around you confidence? This is a difficult balancing act, and we hope this episode gives coaches ideas that will help their current situation.
Archives for November 2019
As many trends of the NBA trickle downward to the college and high school levels, Adam and TJ discuss how load management plays out in these environments. Should coaches be more aware of the amount their players are doing in-season and throughout the rest of the year? How do you balance hard work with rest and recovery? Be sure to leave us your feedback on Twitter @hardwood_hustle!
Episode 320 brings you a special interview with Maryland football powerhouse Quince Orchard head coach John Kelley. Coach Kelley shares about his teams mindset when it comes to trying to repeat as 4A State Champions. He also gives insight into effective communication as a younger head coach with assistant coaches who are older in age and experience.
Most coaches would say that the coaching community is a strong one. Within this community, do you feel willing and open to share information with other coaches and programs? Some may find it difficult to share openly while also wanting to maintain their competitive advantage, which is the focus of today’s episode with Adam Bradley, TJ Rosene, and Sam Allen.
Stemming from a recent Twitter discussion, Adam Bradley and Sam Allen continue the conversation about the differences between training with a “workout guy” and development coach. Is one better than the other? How can you tell the difference? What should I be looking for in when trying to find a great coach to work with? They cover these questions and more in Episode 318.
Along with the incredible moments coaching brings you there are accompanying valleys. This time of the year may certainly be one of them as you navigate player cuts from your team try-outs. How do you structure try-outs? Do you post the cuts or meet individually with each player? How do you work with the parents in these tough situations? Adam, TJ, and Sam Allen share their thoughts on all these questions and more in today’s episode.
Few players do everything well at the highest level. The vast majority of players are specialists, and today Adam and TJ sit down to share how you can better develop your players into specialists that can contribute more to your team. How many specialists in each area is enough? Do you push specialists to work on areas outside of their specialty? Is their specialty greater than other liabilities they may have? They discuss these questions and more!