“Play Hard, Play Smart, Play Together” is a guest post written by Charlie Leonard. How can you establish a culture of success in today’s business world? Consider following the lead of Dean Smith, the legendary basketball coach of the North Carolina Tar Heels. With close to 900 wins, eleven Final Fours, two national championships, and…
Let’s talk basketball. Today we speak with recurring podcast guest and basketball coach, Alan Major. In this episode, we discuss the length of basketball seasons, why a game matters, and the upcoming NCAA rule changes.
With Coach Major taking a redshirt year, he was able to find time to come talk basketball with us. Coach Major is a former assistant at Ohio State, Xavier, and other schools. He is also the former head coach for UNC Charlotte.
Eric had a lot of thoughts around basketball to talk through and who better to do this with than friend and former podcast guest, Alan Major.
We are excited to feature Coach Alan Major on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.
Former Ohio State Buckeyes college basketball coach leads, inspires, and story-tells. Today we speak with Alan Major, college basketball coach, speaker, and author. In this episode, we discuss loving the game and building a foundation for success.
Alan has coached at UNC Charlotte, The Ohio State University, Xavier University, University of the Pacific, and California Lutheran University. Coach Major currently lives in Indianapolis and is seeking a new coaching gig.
Alan Major, a veteran leader both on and off the court, has played a key role in successful programs for over two decades. His philosophy is based on empowerment, professionalism, and motivation, and he has helped shape scores of young men and colleagues alike toward personal and collective victories.
Whether as a coach, a speaker or a leader, one thing remains unchanged: his relentless drive and clarity of vision. With Alan’s experience on the court, he loves sharing his story, journey, and life lessons from the game of basketball.
With Alan’s drive and knowledge around the game of basketball, we are excited to have Alan on our podcast to share his thoughts with you.
We are excited to feature Alan on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.
Raising awareness around mental health in sports. Today we speak with Derek Bylsma, Executive Director of Millennium Counseling Center in Chicago, Illinois. In this episode, we discuss mental health in sports. Derek specializes in recovery-related work, mental health disorders, and issues unique to athletic performance. He is enthusiastic about leading the sports division at his group as it marries two of his life-long passions; helping others and athletics. With Derek’s athletic background and knowledge around mental health in sports, we are excited to have Derek back on our podcast to share his thoughts with you. As always we are excited to feature Derek on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.
Dealing with pressure is something every athlete must be able to do. Today we speak with Derek Bylsma, Executive Director of Millennium Counseling Center in Chicago, Illinois. In this episode, we discuss dealing with pressure as an athlete. ——Derek specializes in recovery-related work, mental health disorders, and issues unique to athletic performance. He is enthusiastic about leading the sports division at his group as it marries two of his life-long passions; helping others and athletics. With Derek’s athletic background and knowledge around mental health in sports, we are excited to share Derek’s thoughts with you. Derek’s success in the counseling world and his involvement in the mental side of athletics have us excited to feature him on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.
A business lesson learned from the NC State vs. Clemson basketball game–you can’t make ’em all. My friend and I went out to lunch the other day, where we sat and talked as we waited for our food to arrive. And waited and waited. Seems the establishment we had chosen was having a slow day.…
Take a walk in a basketball star’s shoes. Our guest today is Marcus Fizer, former basketball player for Iowa State University and the Chicago Bulls. In this episode, we discuss a basketball career and the journey of an NBA player. ——Marcus is a former McDonald’s High School All American, an Iowa State Cyclone legend, the number 4 pick in the 2000 NBA Draft, and a former Chicago Bull. He shares many stories from his playing days at Iowa State, his time in the NBA with the Bulls, and his life after playing professional basketball. Marcus gets very real with us in this chat and we are excited to bring this to you. Marcus’s success on and off the court have us excited to feature him on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.
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A quick look back at the 2018 College Basketball National Champions, Villanova Wildcats – and their sustained success Back in 1985, the Villanova Wildcats won a championship in an upset over Georgetown. It was the most unlikely win you can imagine, a great success story. But that story ended. The success was real and important, but it was a generation ago. …
Creating a Championship Business Culture You Can Use For Your Business | A Guest Post by Coach Alan Major As I write this article and reflect on the end of the college basketball season, vivid memories still resonate in my mind of a trip I was blessed to make 11 years ago—a trip many coaches never…