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    SquadLocker Coach Of The Year 2019 Finalist: Aaron Rouselle

    We'd like to give a shout out to Squadlocker Coach of the year Finalist, Aaron Rouselle - Coach in Rising sun, MD  

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    • 10/ 01/ 2019
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    SquadLocer Coach Of The Year 2019 Finalist: Dan Duest

    We'd like to give a shout out to Squadlocker Coach of the year Finalist, Dan Duest - Coach in Hopedale, MA  

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    • 09/ 03/ 2019
    Coaching Community

    SquadLocker Coach Of The Year 2019 Finalist: Lauren Bouchard

    We'd like to give a shout out to SquadLocker Coach of the year finalist, Lauren Bouchard - Coach in Hopedale, MA   Considered Submission for Coach Bouchard: "Lauren Bouchard was hired to coach the Hopedale Varsity Field Hockey Team just last...

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    • 08/ 06/ 2019
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    SquadLocker Coach Of The Year 2019 Finalist: Walt Jackson

    We'd like to give a shout out to Squadlocker Coach of the year Finalist, Walt Jackson - Coach in Springfield, MA   Considered Submission for Coach Jackson: "There’s so much that can be said about Coach Jackson. This man is more than just a coach....

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    • 07/ 02/ 2019
    Partners Coaching

    SQUADLOCKER IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE OUR COACH OF THE YEAR 2019!

    TIM PERRYHead Football Coach and AD | Wetumpka, Alabama"Tim Perry is the Head Football and Athletic Director at Wetumpka High School in Wetumpka Alabama. Coach Perry has been the coach at Wetumpka since 2012 and has done a great job. In 2017 he...

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    • 05/ 30/ 2019
    Coaching League Leadership For Parents For Athletes

    Why Losers Win

    If winning is the only option, why do we compete? Losing is essential. Losing is an every day experience, whether it's racing to make a traffic light or missing the game-winning shot. So why don't we focus on losing? After all, losing makes...

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    • 03/ 10/ 2017
    Coaching League Leadership For Parents

    Participation Trophies: Yay or Nay?

    Participation trophies have been around for a short period of time, and they tend to be a controversial topic. Some argue that the point isn’t to win or lose, it’s a celebration of your efforts and the work you put into the game. Others point out...

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    • 02/ 26/ 2017
    SL Features Coaching League Leadership

    SquadLocker Could Be Your Single Source For All Your Sports Equipment Needs

    If you’re the athletic director for a school system, or otherwise responsible for the logistics of your school’s sports initiatives, you’re undoubtedly aware of just how much of a hassle sourcing gear and merchandise can be. The more teams your...

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    • 02/ 21/ 2017
    Coaching League Leadership

    Strategies for Stress-Free Coaching

    Coaching can be a lot of fun, but there’s also plenty of responsibility and stress that comes along with it. In order to operate effectively, a good coach focuses on their own needs in addition to the needs of the team. A great coach is also a...

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    • 01/ 24/ 2017
    Coaching

    Not All Players Need the Same Coach

    Sometimes one of the hardest things for a coach to understand is that different players respond better to different approaches. There are too many personality types on the field for a “one-size-fits-all” coaching style to be effective. A serious...

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    • 01/ 18/ 2017
    SL Features Coaching League Leadership

    6 Tools for a Stress-Free Registration Season

    It’s that time again. Spring is rapidly approaching so it’s time that you start planning for your team’s preseason, and ordering your custom team gear should definitely make that list.

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    • 12/ 27/ 2016
    SL Features Coaching League Leadership Community

    Fundraising and Sponsorship Tips, Tricks & Ideas

    Your store at SquadLocker can be personalized in many different ways. Sure you can get logos created or modified, you can choose the colors you want, you can personalize all of the gear and you can even make sure certain mandatory safety items...

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    • 12/ 21/ 2016
    Coaching For Parents

    Seven Types Of Little League Coaches (And How To Deal With Them)

    A great little league  coach truly is a treasure, mostly because of how rare they seem to be. If your kids have been involved in little leagues for a while, you may have noticed that certain “types” of coaches seem to appear fairly often. We’re...

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    • 12/ 16/ 2016
    Basketball Coaching

    Coaching Tips To Motivate Your Basketball Team

    There are many different ways to motivate your basketball team. While some methods may work better than others, finding the best way to motivate your unique team may take some time. Every team is different, there are some tried-and-true methods...

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    • 11/ 15/ 2016
    Coaching League Leadership

    Getting The Most Out of Your Reserve Players

     

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    • 11/ 10/ 2016
    Basketball Coaching

    The Basics of Youth Basketball Coaching

    It all starts on the court in youth basketball for a lot of players. The lessons they learn here will stay with them throughout their entire basketball career, whether it is just on the street, in school or in the pros.

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    • 10/ 11/ 2016
    Coaching Volleyball

    How to be a Better Volleyball Coach

    As a coach for a volleyball team, hopefully you'll never be set in your ways. Granted, there are some things that you don't want to change, but there are other aspects that need to be re-evaluated and changed from year to year. In some cases you,...

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    • 10/ 06/ 2016
    Sports Uniforms Coaching Football

    It's Football Season – Time to get Your Coach On

    It's that time of year again for football season, and it's time to get your coach on. Time to start thinking about teaching, motivating, drills, practice and best of all, making sure they all have the right equipment. But there is a method to all...

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    • 10/ 03/ 2016
    Sports Uniforms SL Features Sports Apparel Coaching League Leadership

    SquadLocker Team Gear: Not Just For The Big Leagues Any More

    Maybe it sounds over-ambitious, but at SquadLocker, we're not simply trying to build a good -or even great- team gear store. We believe we could change how custom apparel is ordered everywhere, in every field. Right now, we offer a truly...

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    • 07/ 20/ 2016
    SL Features Sports Apparel Coaching League Leadership

    Video: How SquadLocker has made things easier for coaches and administrators.

    How SquadLocker has made things easier for coaches and administrators.

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    • 07/ 12/ 2016
    Partners Coaching Football

    SquadLocker, USA Football and Your Team ~ Now One Team Together

    Being involved in managing and coaching youth sports may be one of the most time consuming things to be associated with, yet it can be one of the most rewarding situations you'll ever experience. For the most part, you'll want to do the things...

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    • 05/ 13/ 2016
    Partners Coaching League Leadership

    The Challenges of Managing a Youth Sports Team

    The Challenges of Managing a Youth Sports Team

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    • 04/ 29/ 2016
    Coaching League Leadership

    Coaching In the Present

    It's difficult telling a coach how to coach. What works for one coach may not work for another coach, and then we can have an argument about which coach is better. And, even with that, does a winning or losing record even count here? Some of the...

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    • 04/ 27/ 2016
    Baseball Coaching For Athletes

    Baseball: Coming back from the loss

    Going into every season, we all like to believe that our baseball team is invincible. No one thinks their team is going to lose, yet losing is as much a part of the game as winning is.

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    • 04/ 13/ 2016
    Coaching League Leadership

    Coach: Inspiring and Motivating Your Youth Sports Team

    Coaching youth sports is a far different animal than coaching any other type of sports program. And do you want the basics here? OK, then swearing is out. Complicated plays are out. Yelling when someone makes a mistake is out. Picking favorites...

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    • 04/ 07/ 2016
    Coaching League Leadership

    6 Tips for the Youth Coach Newbie

    Just getting started as a youth coach? Well, you’re in for a wild ride my friend. Buckle up for a little bit of stress and maybe a few headaches… but most of all, a ton of fun. Being a youth coach is a rewarding experience, and not only will you...

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    • 03/ 18/ 2016
    Coaching Lacrosse League Leadership For Athletes

    Building Lacrosse Champions Through Team Culture

    If you are ready to transform your Lacrosse team from great players into championship players – it all starts with team culture. By creating a championship culture within your Lacrosse team, you will build champions both on and off the field. Not...

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    • 03/ 11/ 2016
    Coaching Lacrosse Training Tips For Athletes

    The Best Pre-Season Prep Drills for Lacrosse

    The Lacrosse season begins soon – in April – and you’d better get moving if you want to be prepared for the season ahead. Any good athlete knows that your performance during the season is affected by your off-season preparation. Prepare now, and...

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    • 03/ 10/ 2016
    Sports Uniforms Sports Apparel Coaching For Athletes

    4 Ways Today’s Coaches, Athletes, and Retailers Are Driving the Surging Interest in Nike and Under Armour

    We know of your interest in the sportswear industry, so we wanted to ensure that you saw the recent article, “Nike vs. Under Armour, Which Is the Better Sportswear?”.   The article states that the “popularity of sportswear and apparel has reached...

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    • 10/ 15/ 2015