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Athlete Personal Development Services

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Click below to book your free consultation to start preparing today for the life you want to live tomorrow.

Personal Development

 

As a former college and professional athlete and coach with vast experience nationally and internationally, I offer professional coaching services for college athletes  as well as current and retired professional athletes.  

  • University of Kentucky basketball player 1986-1991

  • Team MVP 1990, 1991

  • ALL- SEC 1990, 1991

  • UK Male Athlete of the Year 1991

  • Played professionally in Japan 1992-2000

  • Played with the Boston Celtics 1998

  • Coached at the University of Kentucky 2000-2007

  • Coached at the University of South Florida 2007-2013

  • Coached professionally in Japan 2014

  • Elected as one of the Top 25 Recruiters in the country 2004 & 2006 by Rivals.com

  • Arthur of "10 Life Lessons: Learned as a Student-Athlete

The University of Kentucky is a high-pressurized university when it comes to athletics, so I get it when athletes feel the pressure to live up to high expectations they put on themselves and the high expectations bestowed upon them from other sources that are out of their control. The social media effect is where they can lose themselves.

Communicating, connecting with and motivating today's’ athletes can be challenging.  My experience as a player and coach in a high-pressure environment gives me a great understanding of what athletes go through and how they think and feel as I have been on both sides of the game.

I know the daily grind and needs of someone who dedicates there life to sports. I will also help them stay connected to the person on the inside while managing that person on the outside.  The "Public Eye Person"   

Just as they need to work on their physical skills, they also need to work on their transferable life skills.​

Athletes feel there is no other layer to them outside of their sport and they also feel they don't have transferable skills that will allow a company to hire them.

I am a strong believer that sports is the greatest metaphor for teaching transferable life skills.

 

I help them think beyond their workout, practice and games to better focus on their life outside of their sport.  I help them develop in each specific area that they are struggling in.

  • Develop leadership skills

  • Discover their next career path after sports

  • Develop workplace etiquette skills

  • Develop time management and organization skills

  • Develop goal setting plans and skills

  • Develop personal accountability skills

Athletes have the need to always be challenged.  I will challenge them every step of the way to give them that winning edge for life.

Click below to inquire about workshops for your teams or 1:1 sessions with your players.