Are You a Player’s Coach?

If you are not a “player’s coach,” then who are you coaching? It is the coach’s responsibility to create an environment that is positive and committed to the development of each individual on the team. Like a rising tide lifts all boats, if we help a player make improvements in their physical, psychological, technical, orContinue reading “Are You a Player’s Coach?”

Unlocking Human Performance

Dr. Gary Bowman is a former college hockey player and professional strength coach in the American Hockey League. He currently oversees Propel Health and Human Performance www.propelhp.com We cover the keys to unlocking human performance: -Empowering young athletes to take responsibility of their development-Re-thinking fitness testing-Gaps in player/coach communication-Recruiting and the evaluation process-Selecting a college fromContinue reading “Unlocking Human Performance”

There is an ‘I’ in Team

There is an ‘I’ in Team. Every team is built with a group of individuals who have personal beliefs, values, struggles, strengths, etc. The key is to remember we are coaching people, not a sport. Understanding this is a competitive advantage. The player development process cannot be a “cookie cutter” or one-sized fits all approach.Continue reading “There is an ‘I’ in Team”

Podcast – Leadership in Coaching with Ryan Warsofsky, Head Coach, Charlotte Checkers

Ryan Warsofsky was hired by the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League in the summer of 2019 as the youngest Head Coach in professional hockey. I catch up with Ryan Warsofsky to talk about the lessons in leadership he has gained through his unique and quick rise in the coaching ranks.