Leadership

Growing Leaders in Your Basketball Program

The following videos on “Growing Leaders in Your Basketball Program” and “How to Develop Leaders in Your Program” are from PGC Basketball Director of Player Development Tyler Coston. The video is one of several hundred available as resources for improvement…

Cracking the Code to Building an Elite Team

Cracking the Code to Building an Elite Team By Cory Dobbs, Ed.D., The Academy for Sport Leadership “A team is not just a collection of individuals.  When everyone clicks into place, a team is truly a community, a tightly knit…

Change Your Coaching Staff Dynamic (in 20 minutes)

this article was written by Stephanie Zonars. You can follow her on Twitter @StephanieZonars Shares A team can’t develop healthy team cohesion if the leadership team (i.e. coaching staff) isn’t cohesive. [Tweet That!] Seems logical, yet somehow coaches believe they…

Infuse Your Team with Passion

 by Dr. Cory Dobbs, The Academy for Sport Leadership Every team has players who always do less than they are asked; still others who will do what they are asked, but no more; and some who will do things without anyone asking.…

Leadership Personas

Cory Dobbs, Ed.D. Founder, The Academy for Sport Leadership Leadership Personas: The Power of Identity to Get Student-Athletes to Think and Act Like a Leader When Steven Brown was asked if he could be a team leader he wasn’t quite sure…

The Art of Leadership

Cory Dobbs, Ed.D. Founder, The Academy for Sport Leadership Lessons from the Art Studio “Students who are truly student-athletes have a chance for a life-transforming, life-shaping experience. I can tell you how thankful I am for having had that experience and…

Fearless Followership

Cory Dobbs, Ed.D. Founder, The Academy for Sport Leadership A TEAM LEADER FACILITATED ACTIVITY NOTE: This exercise is designed to be facilitated by a student‐athlete team leader. Have all members of the team read the short narrative and then answer the…

Championship Values Leadership Tool

Cory Dobbs, Ed.D. Founder, The Academy for Sport Leadership Championship Values Values are among the most stable and enduring characteristics of people. They are the foundation on which attitudes and personal preferences are formed. Our core values are crucial in making…

Coaching Basketball: That’s Outside My Boat

A Team Leadership Exercise “That’s Outside My Boat” Leaders Focus on Objectives, Not Obstacles Cory Dobbs, Ed.D. Founder, The Academy for Sport Leadership Years ago a young reporter assigned to the “minor” sports of the Olympic Games-rowing, canoeing, and kayaking—set out to…