Life Lessons

Thank You Washington State

If @POTUS had been @CoachKentWSU's guest he couldn’t of treated him better, I’m forever grateful to the @WSUCougars! — George Raveling (@GeorgeRaveling) November 10, 2015


22 Characteristics of the Master Coach

Leads by Example Strong Communicator Humble Trustworthy Visionary Mistake Tolerant Perseverance Listens to Learn Positions Athletes For Success Compassionate Believable Responsible Well-Controlled Emotions Mentor Dedicated Innovative Inspiring Fearless Courageous Intellectual


No One Achieves Success Alone

Reflecting back to my junior year of high school while I was sitting waiting for the greyhound bus in DC, I remember thinking to myself if I can just graduate, join the Air Force and become a pilot I’ll have it made, and so from that point to now it’s kind of been like a […]

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What Keeps Coaches Awake At Night

Winning/Losing Depression Crisis Management Game Preperation Job Security Self-imposed stress Late night phone calls Criticism Academic accountabilities Lack of administrative support Personal insecurities Player performance/behavior Recruiting Disloyalty Player/Parents/Influencers Fear of the unknown Social media Decision making The unexpected System of play Players’ social life Unrealistic expectations Hand held devices (phones)

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