Today’s guest is Alex, a high school English teacher & cross country/track coach. Alex decided his path was in coaching when he became he realized that hard work alone didn’t always equal success, and as a result became very interested in learning about the remaining puzzle pieces. His journey has allowed him to cultivate a rather unique approach to coaching teens and he’s here to share his story and wisdom.
Highlights of this episode include:
— The unusual reason Alex began coaching (hint: it wasn’t just to win)
— What is psychological momentum and how it can help you move toward your goals
— How focusing on the process instead of the outcome can create better teams and athletes
— How being engaged in athletics can help curb depression and anxiety in teens
— Tips for motivating an unmotivated child