2-4-1 Blog

October 9, 2023

The Underrated MVP in Sports: Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) 🧠💪

When we think of sports, our minds often dart to physical strength, agility, and technique. However, the core of a champion often lies in the mind and heart, cultivated through Social-Emotional Learning (SEL). 🤝 Teamwork & Relationship Skills: Whether you’re
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April 24, 2023

Kids are Kids

Earlier this week, I was reminded once again that kids are kids no matter where they come from or what circumstances they are born into. Ultimately — more than anything — kids have a need to belong, they benefit from
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March 18, 2023

Global Need to Put Play Back Into Sports

The need for quality sport sampling programs, ones that put play back into sports, is a global crisis. While the following is in no particular order, these “events”, all from my past two days, illustrate just how global ⸺ and
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December 23, 2022

It’s a Wonderful Game

As many of you reading this are parents and/or young coaches, I hope my thoughts this morning resonate in some way. I went to a high school basketball game last night. It was at a gym where I had coached for
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November 10, 2022

2-4-1 CARE through the eyes of Ted Lasso

Ted Lasso is a master at leadership through culture, ability, relationship, and enjoyment – core components of 2-4-1 CARE.
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October 21, 2022

Coaching vs. Counseling

As a career counselor and coach, I’ve often quipped that I do more coaching during my counseling sessions, and more counseling during my coaching sessions. Truth be told, I’ve always seen a very fine line, and now more than ever.
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June 29, 2022

2-4-1 through the eyes of our newest Camp Director

We are delighted to share this guest blog form our newest Camp Director – Casey Field who just finished running our first every camp in North Carolina. He did such a tremendous job and we really appreciate his perspective after
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May 21, 2022

My Multisport Journey

Our youngest Camp Director shares his multisport journey and why he chooses the 2-4-1 approach
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