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Jill Ellis – Coach of the World's Best Team

Jul 12, 2019
Jill Ellis has been making history since she started coaching the U.S. Women's National Team (USWNT) in 2014, but it hasn't been an easy ride. On…
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Jill Ellis – Coach of the World’s Best Team

Jill Ellis has been making history since she started coaching the U.S. Women's National Team (USWNT) in 2014, but it hasn't been an easy ride. On Sunday, July 7, 2019, Coach Ellis and USWNT won gold at the FIFA Women's World Cup against the Netherlands, with a final...

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Recognizing Dehydration In Athletes

It's officially summertime and the heat has taken over in most places. On June 23 we celebrate National Hydration Day as a reminder for everyone to stay hydrated, especially in these warmer months. It is especially important for athletes to stay hydrated as they are...

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Winning Coaches – What Are Their Strategies?

This was a big week for professional sports teams, more specifically for the NHL St. Louis Blues and the NBA Toronto Raptors. These two teams won the finals this week, despite overcoming major changes. Now, we are going to dig into the strategies of their coaches....

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How the heck are we supposed to know what’s what without proper feedback?   For most of us, we have very little clue as to what we’re doing with our technique whether it be a swing, pitch, deadlift, or even something as simple as walking. There is always a disconnect...

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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Athlete in Your Life

As the end of the year is quickly approaching, so is the holiday season. Whether you have an athlete, a coach, or an avid sports fan in your family, we have your gift covered! Whoop Band If you're an athlete looking to improve your performance as well as your...

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Become a CoachNow Pioneer

CoachNow is Where Coaching Matters. Which is why we want to showcase passionate coaches who want to make a difference in sports, coaching education, and athlete development. As an expert in your field, this is your chance for your voice to be heard to teach others as...

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3 Reasons Why Your State Coaches Association Matters

I had the opportunity to attend a function a couple weeks ago with some of the most influential businessmen in the Valley. A room full of slacks and blazers. No one is drawing on napkins or using the salt and pepper shaker to simulate pick and roll actions like we do...

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Tips for a Positive Parent/Coach Partnership

Coaches and parents both play an important role in the development of youth athletes. To ensure a positive experience for the child, and to avoid parent/coach conflict, parents should recognize the part they play in making the season a success. This is often hard for...

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Building Self Confidence in Youth Sports

Confidence is a tricky thing. Great athletes have it, but how do they get it? And why do so many seem to lose it? The eaiest answer is the same as to the question, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” Practice. In sports, it’s more than that. Practice your skills, yes....

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