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5 In Demand Job Postings In The Sports Industry Today

Job postings in the sports industry include some of the most competitive positions in the nation, but also include some of the most rewarding jobs both personally and financially. A big problem with finding the right job posting in sports is the growth numbers in the sports field are not quite as promising as areas…

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Are NFL Head Coaches Overweight?

Has anyone noticed that mostly thin coaches win Super Bowls? Among the greats are Tom Landry, Joe Gibbs, Dick Vermeil, Tony Dungy, Mike Tomlin, and Jon Gruden. Now, take a look at a few of the heavyweights in the league, both current and former: Andy Reid, Rex Ryan, Eric Mangini, and Mike Holmgren. What’s the…

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Now Hiring: National Football League Head Coaches

The unemployment line continues to grow for NFL fired coaches this season. Locker room epitaphs might read something like, “his players gave up on him”, “he took the hit that player personnel should have taken”, or maybe even, “he deserved it.” With the firing of Brad Childress, Wade Phillips, Josh McDaniel, and most recently, Mike…

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CoachBook – revolutionizing social media in the coaching industry

CoachBook is a powerful networking site that enables users to have the ability to connect with other coaches. Anyone can sign up on CoachBook—it’s easy and free. CoachBook encourages members to create a profile that allows them to promote not only themselves, but also their website, products, services, or company.

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The Rooney Rule

According to Wikipedia, “The Rooney Rule, established in 2003, requires National Football league teams to interview minority candidates for head coaching and senior football operations opportunities. The rule is named for Dan Rooney, the owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the chairman of the league’s diversity committee, and indirectly the Rooney family in general, due to the Steelers’ long history of giving African Americans opportunities to serve in team leadership roles. It is often cited as an example of affirmative action.”

Those are the facts in a nutshell. The opinions and results, however, are steeped in controversy and conjecture. Any potential NFL coach is groomed and prepared with years of hands-on training and development, progressing from a supporting role to head coach. Coaches are chosen based on character, commitment, work ethic, leadership and motivational skills, and of course the ability to create winning football teams.

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John Wooden: Remembering a Great Coach

“Be prepared and be honest.” We are gifted with a multitude of inspirational quotes by a man of indescribable strength and character. Raised on a small farm in Indiana, John Wooden’s parents instilled lessons into him that would not only last a lifetime but transform the lives of all he came in contact with. “Do…

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Interview with Coach Steve Lavin

My exclusive interview with Steve Lavin, former UCLA Men’s head basketball coach and ESPN college basketball analyst. He is now the new head coach at St John’s University in NYC. Steve and I have known each other for 14 years. I sat down with Steve at his home in Marina del Ray, California to discuss…

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