Archive for the ‘Coaches’ Category

Posted on November 11th, 2008 by by Admin

Redefining Boundaries

“Gone are the days of blood-and-thunder speeches, of half-time sprays that stripped the paint of changeroom walls or of the imperious attitude to players - ‘my way or the highway’.” Denis Pagan
Here is an article published recently by Michelangelo Rucci of the Adelaide Advertiser which discusses my views on “Sensitive New Age” […]

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Posted on October 20th, 2008 by by Admin

Y Generation Coaching?

Coaching in team sports has changed dramatically. The emphasis is now on dialogue, of constantly explaining and rationalizing your decisions, of positive reinforcement and nurturing. Young players now respond to positive messages and being made to feel valued, rather than being aggressively challenged about their performance.
Sport is not their life, most now have other interests […]

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Posted on April 20th, 2008 by by Admin

A Trip to Hobart with Kevin Sheedy

Speaking at a corporate function with Kevin Sheedy in Hobart this week was a fascinating experience. To hear Kevin’s views as we flew into Tasmania and discuss why the A.F.L. should play a home and away game for premiership points in Mumbai India - refreshing to say the least. He also talked about football 20 years […]

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