The Process: The Bridge Part 5

This topic of knowledge vs. action is extremely interesting to me. The most interesting part is that little “vs.” that’s in the middle. It’s that bridge. It’s that link between the two that is actually not so little at all.  In fact, it’s quite a gap that most people ever Read more…

The Process: The Engineer Part 4

As a coach, I am an engineer. I’m not designing buildings or aircraft carriers. I’m engineering people. When it comes to sports specifically, I’m trying to figure out how to bridge the gap between a player’s knowledge and their ability to execute what they know in any situation. Speaking of Read more…

The Process: The Ingredients Part 3

The process of turning knowledge into action is like a recipe.  Turning information into action requires certain ingredients and certain instructions. The instructions may be different for each individual person, but the ingredients are the same in every situation. This list of ingredients is by no means comprehensive, but I Read more…

Sports Equality is Earned

Sports is a business. Like it or not, it’s the facts. What might have started as activities during a physical education class is now a multi-billion dollar industry.  While I believe that doctors and teachers should all be paid competitively for doing the same job, sports equality is earned.  Like it or not, the facts are that at this point in time, everyone in sports should not get paid the same. You might have earned a spot on the team. You might have earned a scholarship or a contract. But that doesn’t mean you’re equal.