The Other Classroom: The Essential Importance of High School Athletics

The Other Classroom: The Essential Importance of High School Athletics

by Michael J. Coffino

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538118672
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/04/2018
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 8.73(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Michael J. Coffino was a basketball coach for twenty-four years. He coached primarily at the high school level at public and private schools and won six league titles in his time as a head coach. Coffino has also assisted professional basketball teams. He is the co-author of the book Play It Forward (2016) and author of Odds-On Basketball Coaching: Crafting High-Percentage Strategies for Game Situations (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface
Introduction
1: Criticism of High School Athletics
2: Self-Advocacy
3: Leveraging Mistakes and Failure
4: Goal Setting
5: Conquering the Comfort Zone
6: The Power of Team
7: Leadership
8: Citizenship and Community
9: Self-Esteem and Confidence
10: Pursuit of Consistency in Excellence
11: The Power of Limits
12: Effective Communication
13: Decision-Making
14: Hope and Belief: The Elixir of Athletic Competition
15: Conflict Resolution
16: Character
17: Learning the Importance of Mentors and Role Models
18: Health and Wellness
19: The Positivity Culture
Conclusion (and a New Beginning)
Appendix A: High School Athletics Mission Statement: An Exemplar
Appendix B: Chapter Hypotheticals
Notes
Suggested Reading
Index
About the Author

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