Sean LeBeauf’s Blog

Youth Sports During the Pandemic

Youth Sports During the Pandemic

Many things need to be considered when trying to complete a sports season during a pandemic, with the first being state and local legislature. Some areas forbid gatherings of the size that many of these events would be, so new ways to practice and compete for the need to be discovered. Some areas still allow for play, albeit stricter guidelines to help limit the spread. Each local legislature has its own set of rules for handling the pandemic, and knowing and abiding by these rules should be the first step in getting back to play safely.

 Best Advice for New Coaches

 Best Advice for New Coaches

Jumping into the coaching world where there are hundreds of other tenured coaches can be challenging. It's even tougher when each person has a different opinion about being the best coach and reaching athletes at every level. Dealing with young athletes, parents, and...

Exercise and Nutrition Combos for Basketball Players

Exercise and Nutrition Combos for Basketball Players

Basketball players get a lot of cardio in during both practice sessions and games. It’s been found that these athletes cover about 2.8 to 3.2 miles during a game. In this time, athletes can have over 1000 movement and/or directional patterns every minute. Basketball...

Continuing to Grow as a Coach

Being a basketball coach is one of the most rewarding professions to have in life. Not only does one get to be around the wonderful sport itself every day, but there is also the chance to help younger generations succeed. However, it is easy to become complacent as a...

When to Change Up Your Practice Drills

When to Change Up Your Practice Drills

Coaching is a very challenging job. However, this is not just not due to the nuts and bolts of the job itself. Truly, it's not too difficult to memorize a playbook. Anyone can study up on conditioning drills. But, truly effective coaches must have people skills....