The Other Classroom
High school sports programs are not simply one-dimensional after-school recreational diversions from the rigors of academic life. In The Other Classroom: The Essential Importance of High School Athletics, Michael J. Coffino showcases how high school athletics have a positive influence on the student athletes beyond just the sports experience itself. He argues that the lessons learned, tools acquired, and values instilled have an enduring impact that prepare young athletes for the many challenges they will face in life. Coffino reveals how a well-considered, value-based athletic program effectively works alongside the standard educational curriculum to teach athletes a wide range of beneficial behaviors—including self-advocacy, goal-setting, leadership, conflict resolution, and more.
Odds-On Basketball Coaching
This book provides the building blocks and tools new and aspiring high school basketball coaches need to run their basketball programs successfully and become effective coaches with long-term impact. Easy to follow, it is succinct and comprehensive at the same time, an invaluable source for the young coach.