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coacheseducation

Starting the Day on Offense

The alarm goes off and the day is underway!  The cats have been walking across me for an hour, and the phone has a million messages waiting for me.   I start the day playing defense.   And I rarely … Continue reading

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The Time Crunched Cyclist

  I recently spent an evening listening to Chris Carmichael, Olympic cycling coach, owner of CTS, and author of The Time-Crunched Cyclist, at Bike Barn in Houston.  He has recently published a new edition of the book, and it was interesting to hear his … Continue reading

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Altitude Camp with Brooks Running

Many of you know that I am serving this year as a Run Influencer for Brooks Running.  The company invited a group of coaches, runners, media representatives and bloggers to join their BeastTeam (middle and longer distance elites) to participate in Altitude … Continue reading

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Coaching with Care

I have been reflecting on those things I can do better as a coach.   One thing keeps coming to mind —  I asked a senior on my field hockey team if she was OK.   Well, let me rewind … Continue reading

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Enabling or Empowering

As I have been on this journey of self-evaluation and self-growth as a coach, I had an 'Ahhhhh' moment this afternoon. I have been in an intensive learning cycle this week at GAIN 2016, and snoozing in a lecture….., listening … Continue reading

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GAIN 2016

I am up! Check… Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond my control, I will be missing the early morning session at GAIN today. Yesterday, GAIN 2016 began. I have been participating in GAIN (Gambetta Athletic Information Network) for several years, and … Continue reading

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