Tag Archives: Rich Czeslawski

Leaving a Legacy

Do you know what you want your coaching legacy to be? The fact is you will leave a legacy when you stop coaching. The only question is: what will that legacy be? Don’t wait until it’s too late to decide what kind of legacy you want to leave. These 3 sets of 3 questions will get you thinking about how ... Read More »

Five Ways to Become the “Go-To” Coach on your Staff

Every coach on a staff has a role (sometimes more than one), but the key to a successful staff is the presence is a “go-to” coach. This is not the coach who everyone dumps work on, but rather the coach everyone looks to in times of adversity. The coach everyone knows they can count on for help both professionally and ... Read More »

6 Tips for Coaches in Any Sport

As the head boy’s basketball coach at Crystal Lake Central (Crystal Lake, IL), I have used Krossover to break down and analyze our game film for several years now. Since switching to Krossover, it has made me a better coach because of the additional hours I have per game to plan and practice what is seen in the film, rather ... Read More »

April 3 – Getting to Know the CEO

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Back in November, CEO of Better Basketball Rich Czeslawski had the pleasure to record a podcast with Winning Youth Coaching. The recording is 41 straight minutes of thought-provoking nuggets that will make you a better coach and person after listening. Below are a few of my favorite quotes from the episode, but don’t take my word for it; listen to it ... Read More »

Developing a Social Media Policy

Better Basketball CEO Rich Czeslawski and Communications Director for the National High School Basketball Coach’s Association, discusses the importance of educating your players about social media and the power of hitting Send. He treats every post like it’s a nationally televised event, knowing that anyone… for the rest of his life… can see it. He warns us not to get a false sense of privacy ... Read More »

Getting Travel Teams and School Teams on the Same Page

Better Basketball CEO Rich Czeslawski and Communications Director for the National High School Basketball Coach’s Association, says the answer to getting your high school and travel teams on the same page is simple: communicate as honestly and as often as possible. In this podcast, Rich advises parents, coaches, and athletes on how to stay connected and how to prevent over-scheduling. If you’re a parent ... Read More »