Teaching the TEAM Concept in Sports: 101 Ideas and Concepts to Teach and Promote the TEAM Concept While Building a Program

Teaching the TEAM Concept in Sports: 101 Ideas and Concepts to Teach and Promote the TEAM Concept While Building a Program

by Kevin Sivils
     
 
Regardless of the sport, when it comes to team sports, there is nothing more important than building a united team. If the team concept is the most important principle when it comes to success in team sports, why is it the most difficult principle to teach players?

Coach Kevin Sivils has spent nearly 30 years focusing on the challenge of developing the team concept

Overview

Regardless of the sport, when it comes to team sports, there is nothing more important than building a united team. If the team concept is the most important principle when it comes to success in team sports, why is it the most difficult principle to teach players?

Coach Kevin Sivils has spent nearly 30 years focusing on the challenge of developing the team concept in athletics. With the team concept always a priority, his teams are noted for their team attitude, playing hard and being fundamentally sound.

An 8 time Coach of the Year and winner of awards for excellence in teaching including Teacher of the Year, Coach Sivils shares 101 ideas on how to instill the team concept, promote the idea of the team concept and build a fun environment for fans and players alike while building a successful program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781466275249
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
08/29/2011
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.22(d)

Meet the Author

A 25 year veteran of the coaching profession, with twenty-two of those years spent as a varsity head coach, Coach Kevin Sivils amassed 464 wins and his TEAMs earned berths in the state play-offs 19 out of 22 seasons with his TEAMs advancing to the state semi-finals three times. An eight time Coach of the Year Award winner, Coach Sivils has traveled as far as the Central African Republic to conduct coaching clinics. Coach Sivils first coaching stint was as an assistant coach for his college alma mater, Greenville College, located in Greenville, Illinois.

Coach Sivils holds a BA with a major in physical education and a minor in social studies from Greenville College and a MS in Kinesiology with a specialization in Sport Psychology from Louisiana State University. He also holds a Sport Management certification from the United States Sports Academy.

In addition to being a basketball coach, Coach Sivils is a classroom instructor and has taught U.S. Government, U.S. History, the History of WW II, and Physical Education and has won awards for excellence in teaching and Teacher of the Year. He has served as an Athletic Director and Assistant Athletic Director and has also been involved in numerous professional athletic organizations.

Sivils is married to the former Lisa Green of Jackson, Michigan, and the happy couple are the proud parents of three children, Danny, Katie, and Emily. Rounding out the Sivils family are three dogs, Angel, Berkeley, and Al. A native of Louisiana, Coach Sivils currently resides in the Great State of Texas.

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