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COMMUNITY FOR COACHES

COMMUNITY FOR COACHES

By Alec
Honest discussion about why coaches are some of the most important leaders in our society today, and how they can intentionally and effectively use sports to transform lives!
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Part 3: Quinn McDowell on building a team culture with the power of stories
Quinn McDowel breaks down how you build a team culture and how to use stories, it will change how you think about leadership. Quinn was an American college and professional basketball player and is currently an assistant coach with the NCAA D1 Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball team. Quinn has also written a book called: The Purpose Driven Leader, a system of belief for a life of leadership. Use the code "community" for 15% off anything on Quinn’s site: http://www.aretehoops.com  Contact: quinn.mcdowell@aretehoops.com
1:02:34
August 8, 2020
Bryce McClanahan on gaining clarity about your calling as a coach
Coach Bryce McClanahan talks about building a Coaching Purpose Statement and his pursuit of excellence as a first year head coach at MidAmerica Nazarene University. We talk about everything from his playing days to developing his coaching philosophy, to helping players find their "role" on the team and much more... Enjoy!  Connect with Coach Bryce McClanahan: bmcclanahan@mnu.edu
30:38
July 30, 2020
Part 2: Quinn McDowell on the The Purpose Driven Leader - a system of belief for a life of leadership.
Quinn Thomas McDowell is an American former college and professional basketball player that is currently an assistant coach with the NCAA D1 Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball team. Quinn has also written a book called: The Purpose Driven Leader, a system of belief for a life of leadership.  Email: quinn.mcdowell@aretehoops.com Use the code "community" for 15% off anything on Quinn’s site: http://www.aretehoops.com
41:43
July 10, 2020
PART 1: Quinn McDowell on the Purpose Driven Leader - his sports journey and the commitment to RELATIONSHIPS, PROCESS and EXCELLENCE
Quinn McDowell was an American college and professional basketball player and is currently an assistant coach with the NCAA D1 Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball team. Quinn has also written a book called: The Purpose Driven Leader, a system of belief for a life of leadership. Use the code "community" for 15% off anything on Quinn’s site: http://www.aretehoops.com  Contact: quinn.mcdowell@aretehoops.com
46:45
July 2, 2020
Todd Johnson on how transactional coaching impacted his own son and how he changed
Todd Johnson - baseball coach at Advanced Baseball Academy in Stilwell, Kansas and CFC Coach of the Year Finalists - shares his experience as a dad coach and how he made the change from being a transactional coach mostly concerned with results, to a coach focused on the transformation of the character of kids and families through sports. 
20:35
June 1, 2020
Kelsey Carbajo on teaching her players to attack life with passion
Kelsey Carbajo, cross country / track coach at Olathe West High School in Olathe, Kansas and CFC Coach of the Year Finalists - shares about the family culture she works to create in the program and also how she infuses passion for life and running into her players!  Enjoy the show! 
13:09
May 29, 2020
Kent Shelley on the power of looking your players in the eyes and telling them you love them
Kent Shelley, baseball coach at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, KS and CFC Coach of the Year Finalists talks about the impact of tough love and why it’s so important to tell your players you love them. Enjoy the show! 
15:37
May 27, 2020
Sam Knopik, “Whatever ‘success’ is for you, you better hit it!"
Sam Knopik football coach at Pembroke Hill High School in Kansas City, Missouri and CFC Coach of the Year Finalists about the importance of defining success!  Enjoy the show! 
14:19
May 25, 2020
Shelby Hoffman shares why each player-relationship can and should be unique
Shelby Hoffman, volleyball coach at Lee’s Summit North in Lee Summit, Missouri and CFC Coach of the Year Finalists share about the importance of allowing each player relationships to be unique and keeping balance in her own personal life.  Enjoy the show! 
10:50
May 22, 2020
Master Shim shares about the importance of respect and discipline as a Taekwondo teacher.
Master Shim, Teacher at KAT Tae Kwan Do in Shawnee, Kansas and CFC Coach of the Year Finalists share about teaching during the COVID-19 season and the importance of keeping relationships going over social media. She also talks about the power and importance of mental training during the time.  Enjoy the show! 
07:54
May 20, 2020
Jen Betz talks about coaching as a ministry.
Jen Betz, swimming coach at Kanas University in Lawrence, Kansas and CFC Coach of the Year Finalist - shares about her experiences as coach. 
13:32
May 18, 2020
Dan Morrow on what he learned from coaching multiple sports
Dan Morrow, basketball coach at Olathe South High School in Kansas and CFC Coach of the Year Finalists talks about how coaching and playing multiple sports made him better.  Enjoy the show! 
12:48
May 15, 2020
Molly Karagyaurov on how empowered women empower women
Molly Karagyaurov, volleyball coach at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, KS and CFC Coach of the Year Finalists share about her struggles with playing professional volleyball in Europe, how she empowers her girls, and how she works towards leading with honesty and transparency. Enjoy the show! 
17:01
May 13, 2020
Jesse Griffin on putting players first and the fun of seeing kids grow
Jesse Griffin, cross country / track coach at Lee’s Summit West in Missouri and CFC Coach of the Year Finalist - Jesse Griffin - talks about the power of putting players first and the joy of seeing his kids grow into great athletes and people. 
15:04
May 11, 2020
What is the role of the Coach?
CWP MODULE 2, LEASON 2 notes: https://communityforcoaches.org/cwp-module-2-lesson-2-2/
22:53
April 10, 2020
John O’Sullivan and Why EVERY MOMENT MATTERS
John’s website: https://changingthegameproject.com John’s book: https://changingthegameproject.com/why-do-i-coach-an-excerpt-from-every-moment-matters/
40:44
December 12, 2019
The Purpose of Sports & Why "FUN" Matters
The Coaching with Purpose is a series designed for coaches to have small group discussions on the role of coaches and how they can intentionally and effectively use sports to transform lives. This is  MODULE 2. Lesson 1 of the series.  You can follow along with the discussion guide here: https://communityforcoaches.org/module-2-lesson-1/
28:31
December 12, 2019
Brian Mowry on being a transformational ASSISTANT COACH!
Brian shares some key lessons he has learned about being an effective assistant coach, how his dad’s coaching impacted him, how his high school basketball coach taught leadership through delegating key decisions to the team and so much more! An incredible episode you will truly enjoy! Bio: Brian has taught for 16 years. The last 13 at BVHS (2 at middle schools in Olathe and 1 at a university in China) Brian was an assistant coach for boys tennis at Olathe North High for two years and for four years at BVHS. He has been the Varsity Assistant boys basketball coach for the last 6 years at BVHS. Previously I was the boys freshmen coach at BVHS for 7 years.
38:45
October 25, 2019
How to become transformational
The Coaching with Purpose series was designed for coaches to have small group discussions on the role of coaches and how they can intentionally and effectively use sports to transform lives. This is  MODULE 1. Lesson 3 of the series. You can follow along with the discussion guide here: https://communityforcoaches.org/cwp-module-1-lesson-3/ The first step to hitting any target or achieving any goal is deciding on the target! Enjoy the show!
29:57
October 11, 2019
How Transformational Coaching is the Solution
The Coaching with Purpose is a series designed for coaches to have small group discussions on the role of coaches and how they can intentionally and effectively use sports to transform lives. This is  MODULE 1. Lesson 2 of the series. You can follow along with the discussion guide here: https://communityforcoaches.org/cwp-module-1-lesson-1-2/ How can coaches shift the culture of youth sports?
23:52
October 10, 2019
Michael Loney shares how God built an inner city basketball program in Kansas City
Spotlight #3 Hear from Michael of Freedom Hoops about why sports matter, what led him to start the program, what coaches influenced him and so much more https://www.freedomhoops.org Want to learn more about getting involved with CFC? Want to be on the podcast? Please share with us your info, your purpose statement and any questions you have: https://communityforcoaches.org/statement/
24:42
October 10, 2019
The power of sports & the problem of sports
The Coaching with Purpose is a series designed for coaches to have small group discussions on the role of coaches and how they can intentionally and effectively use sports to transform lives. This is  MODULE 1. Lesson 1 of the series. You can follow along with the discussion guide here: https://communityforcoaches.org/cwp-module-1-lesson-1/ The Power of Sports/The Problem with Sports was written/compiled by Ryan Krzykowski, Director of Community for Coaches   There is no recreational, elective activity that involves a larger number or more diverse group of people in our country than sports. According to the US Census Bureau, approximately 50 million American children are involved in organized sports. That is an astounding number, but the percentage that will someday play professionally is microscopic.  So with all these millions of young people competing, it’s fair to ask, what is it all for?
23:22
August 2, 2019
Chris Cissell on the power of a family culture
Spotlight #2 SUMMARY: This episode is part of our SPOTLIGHT series where we interview a coach about their coaching philosophy and history. Chris opens up his  life and coaching philosophy.  OTHER TOPICS DISCUSSED:  Being born without a left hand.  Chris's club coach Pat McBride and his impact. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pat_McBride Chris discusses Justin Beck, a freshman bench warmer who became a captain by his senior year that lead the team with his passion and character to one of William Jewell's most successful seasons where they went to the NAIA FINAL 4 (ESPN Academic All-American: https://jewellcardinals.com/news/2010/11/1/msoc207.aspx)  How do you set goals while staying true to core values?  How do you get your players to hold each other accountable?  How do you manage the player leadership of the team?   What is the role of the captain? Who can/should fill this role?  Trusting players to take ownership of the team.  How to learn from loses?  Sr. Alex Ferguson and his leadership style - treating people fairly vs treating people well. (Leading: Lessons in leadership from the legendary Manchester United managerhttps://www.amazon.com/Leading-Lessons-leadership-legendary-Manchester-ebook/dp/B00UL8GEAQ)  The connection between building relationships and being TRANSFORMATIONAL as a coach.  LINKS:  Chris Cissell bio: http://www.umkckangaroos.com/SportSelect.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=18300&SPID=12749&SPSID=104111  UMKC: sports: http://umkckangaroos.com Want to learn more about getting involved with CFC? Want to be on the podcast? Please share with us your info, your purpose statement and any questions you have: https://communityforcoaches.org/statement/
45:52
August 1, 2019
Reed Howard on Honesty, Relationships and Purpose!
SPOTLIGHT #1 Series: Coach Reed Howard talks about his sports journey, his Dad and how honesty and relationship must go hand in hand in coaching! All this and more in this week’s CFC PODCAST, hosted by Alec Lemmon. Want to learn more about getting involved with CFC? Want to be on the podcast? Please share with us your info, your purpose statement and any questions you have: https://communityforcoaches.org/statement/
34:41
July 16, 2019
Is sports making Kansas City better?
Want to learn more about getting involved with CFC? Want to be on the podcast? Please share with us your info, your purpose statement and any questions you have: https://communityforcoaches.org/statement/ CEP #1 SHOW NOTES This show is part of our Coaching with Purpose Series: Alec and Ryan discuss the question of if sports are making our city better?  This is an intro episode to Module 1 of the Coaching with Purpose Lessons.  Ryan and Alec start with a big picture question: "Is sports making Kansas City a better place?"  Ryan speaks about where CFC fits in helping make Kansas City better? Ryan speaks about the role of kids, parents and coaches in youth sports.  - There is very real battle when watching your own kids play to not intangible yourself in the experience in an unhealthy way. Ask yourself, "Why am I here?" - What is the difference between 100% about the kids and 100% about my KID? - How coaches oversee and direct the whole youth sports process. - The problem of coaches forgetting the purpose of why we have kids do sports.  - The parent test, "Can you celebrate any good play on the field, no matter who makes the play?" - The problem of a vague target?  - How to have an abstract yet specific target. - What are you looking for when you are coaching 6 year olds? - What are you looking for when you are coaching high school players? - How does having a coaching purpose statement change what coaches see on the field?  What is a Coaching Life Group?  What is the benefit of being a part of a Coaching Life Group?  What will a successful group do for a coach? Preview of Lesson 1. RESOURCES / PEOPLE MENTIONED  Joe Ehrmann, InsideOut Coaching (this will be the main book we use for the Coaching with Purpose Lessons we will be going through in this series.)
21:57
July 16, 2019