Coaches Sports Philosophy Network
CSPN Mission Statement: “Encouraging a new generation of coaches to make an eternal impact on a new generation of athletes”.
While CSPN is primarily designed for coaches, anyone interested in developing a philosophy of athletics is welcome to join. Invite others to participate in the network!
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- Coach Don Meyer
What a weekend of college football!! I think it has been referred to as “rivalry weekend” and boy did it deliver.
Michigan vs. Ohio State. Alabama vs. Auburn. USC vs. UCLA. Clemson vs. South Carolina. Florida vs. Florida State. Baylor vs. TCU. Arizona vs. Arizona State. Oregon vs. Oregon St. Georgia vs. Georgia Tech. Virginia vs. Virginia Tech. Tennessee vs. Kentucky. Duke even beat North Carolina to advance to the ACC Championship game (yes, in football, not…
How many different angles have you heard on the story about the Miami Dolphins suspension of Richie Incognito?
While I’ve listened to numerous ones on sports talk radio and read many others online, there was only one angle that helped to formulate my opinion on the issue. What was it? It was the language used by Incognito in a voice-mail left for his teammate, Jonathan Martin. His words.
What possible justification could there be for any human being talking to another…
In the culture of sports today, the national spotlight is often shining on professional athletes as well as top collegiate players. The media keeps the stars before us, and we know of their every move—both on and off the field. Most of us get tired about hearing the stories that surround these athletes away from their competitive arena. There is drug use, cheating scandals, unethical behavior, violations of substance abuse policies, PED’s, domestic violence, arguments and fighting at night…
Growing up, I lived for sports. It didn’t matter the game—I was in! All in! The thrill of victory, the rivalry between opponents, the desire to succeed, and the cheers from fans were, at the time, what fueled my drive to compete. It didn’t matter the season or the sport; I wanted to…Continue
Sitting at a stop sign in the passenger seat of my grandpa’s 1974 Chrysler New Yorker, I saw him look over at the car next to us. It was full of teenagers who had their windows rolled down and one young man had his bare feet out the window. My grandpa said, “kids these days…no direction in their life.” I proceeded to ask him what life was like when he was a kid and filled me in on all the pranks they pulled and fads they followed. So I innocently I asked, “grandpa, so you were no…Continue