Creating a Team Culture looks at steps that cross country and track & field coaches can take to develop and sustain positive group values and behavior patterns among their athletes.
In this video, legendary North Central College (IL) cross country coach Al Carius discusses the fact that cross country and track & field provides a viable means for instilling individual discipline in participants, as well as offers a worthwhile way to prepare athletes for life after sport. Carius speaks about what key philosophies he's instilled over the decades at North Central College to create championship success.
In addition, coach Gramarroso explains how coaches can channel their recruiting efforts in a manner that fits into their expectations concerning team conduct and comportment.
Among the topics covered:
- The North Central College philosophy
- No individual is bigger than the team
- Changing the culture
- Recruiting to fit into our philosophy