Chop Wood; Carry Water
by Joshua Metcalf
This is one of the best “coaching” books I’ve ever read. Persistence, perspective, humility, focus, and unconditional gratitude. A quick, but powerful read!
Chase the Lion
If Your Dream Doesn’t Scare You, It’s Too Small
by Mark Batterson
A fantastic story that encourages people to face their fears and dream big dreams – perfect for building teams and vision.
by Tony Dungy
Timeless – A “must-read” for any coach. Still one of the best “coaching” books to ever be written.
by Daniel Coyle
If coaching is teaching, and the best coaches are outstanding teachers, then understanding how people best learn is vital. Here is a great read.
The New Psychology of Success
Your mindset determines nearly everything you can achieve. Here is a great presentation of just how powerful a person’s mindset can become – great for coaches, teachers, and athletes.
The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown
An amazing, yet true story of personal growth and what can be done when teammates pull together. Love this book!
Wooden on Leadership
John Wooden and Steve Jamison
Still one of the best leader-coaches who ever lived. You can read this book ten times through and still, each time, learn even more about being an effective leader, a better coach, and even better person.
The Culture Code
By Daniel Coyle (Available January 31, 2018)
What do the best group and team cultures look like? How were they built? How can a team culture be fixed? Daniel Coyle (“The Talent Code”) examines the notion of culture and how the strongest and most successful teams build their winning culture.