Build skills & character
September 8, 2017
As a coach, you are one of the biggest influencers in your athletes' lives. They look up to you for advice and support. What would it look like if we taught our students not only to win the game, but also to be diligent, kind, and respectful both on and off the playing field? Join us and let's create a positive, character-building youth sports culture together.
Double-Goal Coach: Culture, Practices and Games
Some teams have fun, work hard and achieve great things. Most do not. This interactive workshop shows how great coaches build a culture that calls forth the best in people, including:
- Elements of team culture that encourage athletes to give 100% effort
- “10-Step Guide” to productive practice sessions that maximize results
- The Art of “Game Coaching”
September 17, 2017
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Ala Puumalu Community Park Classroom
1575 Ala Puumalu Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96818
To register, please click here. Registration fee includes workshop booklet.
About Our Speaker
John Wacker is President of Peak Performance Hawaii assisting athletes with mental conditioning and goal setting with individuals and teams. He moved to Hawaii in 1993 after "Running with the Bulls" in Spain. He obtained his Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from Chaminade University in 1996 becoming a high school counselor and Varsity golf coach. He later coached Varsity basketball at La Pietra School for Girls before becoming an outrigger paddling coach for the Outrigger Canoe Club. John has won multiple State Regatta Championships in outrigger paddling as well as age group World Championships in the Molokai Hoe. John has been a trainer with PCA since 2004. John was born in football crazy Ann Arbor, Michigan where he earned 4 varsity letters in high school in the sports of football, basketball, baseball, track, and field. After attending Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana on a full athletic scholarship for football he signed a free agent contract with his home state Detroit Lions as an outside linebacker. John then moved to London, England where he coached and played "Gridiron" or "American Football" as the English called it.
About Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA)
Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) develops Better Athletes, Better People through resources for youth and high school sports coaches, parents, administrators and student-athletes. In addition to 1,000+ free audio-video and printable tips and tools at www.PCADevZone.org, PCA has partnered with roughly 3,500 schools and youth sports organizations nationwide to deliver live group workshops, online courses and books by PCA Founder Jim Thompson that help those involved in youth and high school sports create a positive, character-building youth sports culture. For more information, visit www.positivecoach.org.
Contact Madeleine Dreith, Director of Community Tennis, at 808.585.9528.