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Excerpts — Softball Coaching Bible

Finding and Maintaining Passion in Your Players

I was sitting at a softball field recently, recruiting and taking in a travel ball game. Truthfully, I was not seeing the best talent, and I was not properly equipped for the cold and wind. It was not one of my best days.

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Recruiting the Right Way

Although the culture and rules in college athletics have changed in the last 100 years, effective recruiting has always separated the most successful programs from the rest.

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Five mental strategies create a winning game

The mental game revolves around five important mental characteristics: commitment, composure, concentration, confidence, and consistency.

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Understanding Today's Athlete

As a coach, especially an experienced coach, at some point you’ve heard yourself mumble, “I just don’t understand players today!”

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