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Being the athlete your teammates look up to in the locker room and on the field means you have to hold yourself to a higher standard than those around you. Learn how with STACK's library of videos and articles, from sports psychologists, strength coaches and the leaders themselves. Don't follow the pack. Lead one, with STACK's help.

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How Kids Can Tell If Their Coach Cares

Every athlete wants to play for a coach who cares. Not just cares about winning, but cares about them. Dr. Mary Fry, Director of the Sport and E...

New Giants Head Coach Joe Judge Reveals the Most Important Thing He Learned From Bill Belichick

The Joe Judge era is underway in New York. Last week, the Giants named Judge the 19th head coach in franchise history. Before landing the gig, t...

The Pro Factory: How Ohio State's WR Room Churns Out Beasts

Ohio State's wide receiver room is a bonafide pro factory. Since 2015, eight Buckeye receivers have been drafted into the NFL. The pipeline like...

Nominate Your Favorite Coach to Win the 10K Double-Goal Coach Award

Do you have a coach who's made an impact on your life? Positive Coaching Alliance will award 25 coaches across the country with their Double-Goal C...

Kyrie Missed a Game-Winner. What Happened Next Mattered More

Kyrie Irving was nothing short of sensational in his Brooklyn Nets debut. The all-star point guard totaled 50 points, 8 rebounds, 7 assists and zer...

The Play That Proved Baker Mayfield's an Incredible Teammate

Former Oklahoma tight end Mark Andrews once called Baker Mayfield one of the two best teammates he's ever had. On Sunday, he got to witness Mayfiel...

5 Powerful Tips for Coaching Millennial Athletes

Nothing drives me more crazy than hearing adults despairingly utter the words, "kids have changed." I sure hope they have! The world has undergone ...

Zdeno Chara Plays With a Broken Jaw, Proves Hockey Players Exist on Another Level of Toughness

Most elite athletes are pretty tough. Hockey players are another level. Zdeno Chara, a defenseman for the Boston Bruins, stopped a screaming puck w...

Labor of Love: The Nation's Top High School Volleyball Coach on Building Better Team Culture

Oviedo volleyball was under pressure. Entering the 2018 season, their roster included five returning starters from a team that finished 25-4 a year...

What Every Athlete Can Learn From Chris Davis and His Historic 0-For-54 Slump

Chris Davis' record-breaking slump is finally history. After going hitless in his final 21 at-bats of 2018, the Baltimore Orioles first baseman starte...

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