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Articles for Coaches, Administrators & Parents
360 Team Leadership Evaluation: Most Powerful Leadership Development Tool is Now Available360 Team Leadership Evaluation: Most Powerful Leadership Development Tool is Now Available
Looking to better develop your team leaders with the most powerful leadership development tool available today? For the first time ever we are now making our 360 Team Leadership Evaluation available . . . keep reading

Wish Your Best Athlete Was Also Your Best Leader?Wish Your Best Athlete Was Also Your Best Leader?
Frustrated because your Best Athlete is not the leader you would like and NEED him/her to be? Discover how to help your best athletes become your best leaders. . . . keep reading

Is Underage Drinking Plaguing Your Program?Is Underage Drinking Plaguing Your Program?
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Is underage and binge drinking causing a problem at your school? A new study reveals that captains are the key to solving this pervasive and perplexing problem. . . . keep reading

What is Poor Leadership Costing You?What is Poor Leadership Costing You?
Have you ever stopped to consider what ineffective team captains might be costing you, your team, and school in terms of lost games and embarrassing incidents? . . . keep reading

How to Create a Captain's Club at Your SchoolHow to Create a Captain's Club at Your School
Learn practical tips for creating a powerful Captain's Club at your school to help curb underage drinking, prevent hazing, and develop responsible and respected leaders. . . . keep reading

Where is Your Team's Culture? Discover the 7 Kinds of Cultures
Jeff Janssen, M.S., Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Is your team's culture where you want and need it to be? Does your team have a positive and productive culture firmly in place that helps you achieve your goals on and off the playin . . . keep reading

5 Things I Would Have Done Differently to Be a More Effective Leader
Julie Sterrett, Lehigh Leadership Academy
If I could go back and relive my college student-athlete experience all over again, I would do so in a heartbeat. I might skip the part about tearing up my knee at the end of my senior year, but I su . . . keep reading

10 Powerful "People Points" for Influencing Your Teammates10 Powerful "People Points" for Influencing Your Teammates
Greg Shelley, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Leadership is all about influencing others . . . the words you speak, the look on your face, the actions you model, the effort and intensity you show, and your responses to the various situations you . . . keep reading

Can I be a leader if I am not the best athlete on my team?Can I be a leader if I am not the best athlete on my team?
Do you want to be a leader but you are hesitant because you are not the best athlete on your team? Here's how to earn your team's respect as a leader whether you are a starter or a sub. . . . keep reading

10 Step Season-starting Checklist for Captains10 Step Season-starting Checklist for Captains
Here's a practical, 10 step checklist of important things you need to do as a leader or captain before your season starts. This checklist is especially important for first-time captains! . . . keep reading

NFL Pro Bowler Kevin Mawae on Leadership
Discover what six-time Pro Bowler and NFL Player Association President Kevin Mawae has to say about being a leader. . . . keep reading
Top 25 Leadership Challenge Team Standings
Jeff Janssen
Check out the latest standings for our Leadership Challenge competition between LSU, Illinois, NC State, and Colorado. Here are the Top 25 teams as of October 14th. TOP 25 LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE . . . keep reading
7 Steps to Move Someone Up the Commitment Continuum
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Need to motivate some Resistant, Reluctant, or Existent people on your team? Trying to get some people to move from merely Compliant to Committed or Compelled? The art of coaching and leadership . . . keep reading
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
STEP 5. ESTABLISH YOUR VISION, VALUES, AND STANDARDS With the help of your leaders and team, invest the time to discuss, define, and determine your shared Clear and . . . keep reading
Where is Your Team's Culture? Discover the 7 Kinds of Cultures
Jeff Janssen, M.S., Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Is your team's culture where you want and need it to be? Does your team have a positive and productive culture firmly in place that helps you achieve your goals on and off the playin . . . keep reading
Captain Kirk Urso: A Legacy of Leadership
Jeff Janssen, Carolina Leadership Academy
Some people have the special ability to lift themselves, others, and teams to a higher level. We call them leaders. Kirk Urso earned the title of "leader" and then some. He exemplified and epitomized leadership on and off the field. . . . keep reading
The Little Things Make a Big Difference!
Greg A. Shelley, Ph.D. Georgetown, Colgate, and Lafayette Leadership Academies
Sometimes we need a moment to step away from the "big picture" and focus on the little things, the important things, and those seemingly trivial things that need our attention . . . . . . keep reading
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