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True Competition: Promoting Partnership

Started by Dennis Scott in General CSPN Discussions May 22, 2014.

Spectator Sportsmanship 1 Reply

Started by Dennis Scott in General CSPN Discussions. Last reply by Dennis Scott Oct 5, 2012.

Sports: Serious or Silly?

Started by Dennis Scott in General CSPN Discussions Oct 7, 2011.

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These Athletes Were Heroes

On this Anniversary of September 11, I thought I'd re-post an article that I wrote a few years…See More
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The Usefulness of Unfairness

The U.S. Open and the USGAI know this might be an unpopular position to take, but I was fine with…See More
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Creating a Culture of Christ-likeness

When I arrived at our School our school had a perception for bad behavior even though our teams were highly competitive. At our first A.D. meeting for conference fall sports awards our school placed dead last in the sportsmanship voting. After meeting with some A.D.'s privately we set out to make some changes to  the culture of our athletic program.
1. We evaluated  our program from God's perspective. …

Posted by Damian Ahrens on April 23, 2015 at 5:18pm

Building a Great Program

This past week, I watched a basketball game that could only be defined as “ugly”. Despite the efforts of both teams to lose the game, one team eventually had to win on the scoreboard. Sure enough, the team with a winning record prevailed despite multiple turnovers and missed free throws in the final minutes. The losing team continued its winless season, and as I spoke to their despondent head coach after the game, I was again reminded of the hard work it takes to build a winning program. He…


Posted by Josh Beers on January 27, 2015 at 9:48pm — 2 Comments

Tips to the Young Coach (From Me to Myself)

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Did you ever wish that you could go back in time? I do. I wish I could go back and slap some sense into myself at various points of my life. God’s been so good to me, no doubt. However, like everyone else, I’ve lacked some serious perspective from time to time. As I approach my 28th birthday, I get further away from my first job as a head…


Posted by Jeff Peterson on July 30, 2014 at 1:30pm — 11 Comments


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