To err and succeed

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life.             And that is why I succeed. I read this quote at the… Read more“To err and succeed”

What’s your coaching philosophy?

Here are two legends of Australian Basketball Lindsay and Andrew Gaze. Their names are the first most people recall if you mention the Melbourne Tigers. As I have written about before my son Mitchell plays in the Melbourne Tigers Under 18’s and is trained  by Lindsay. One of the things… Read more“What’s your coaching philosophy?”

Marketing a school to prospective parents through fortnightly tours

Today I have just finished the last of 20 group tours I have conducted in 2008 for prospective parents. It’s interesting to reflect on their value – do they answer parents questions? – do they present the school in the best way? – are tours one of the main ways… Read more“Marketing a school to prospective parents through fortnightly tours”

Coaching – Teaching – similar stories.

Anyway after the Fathers day movie my son Mitchell and I were at basketball training with the Melbourne Tigers Junior Club and a well known coach was watching me work on Mitchell’s shooting technique. There are three courts open to everyone to view. He came over and offered some advice which he noted… Read more“Coaching – Teaching – similar stories.”

Sport with your kids

Last weekend I went skiing with my kids [the first two in the picture] at Mt Buller. Skiing is one of those sports that you can do together and all weekend I kept on wanting to pinch myself saying “how good is this?” Whether is was schussing down a slope, riding a chairlift or… Read more“Sport with your kids”