In addition to my “Check ’em Out”, this is a list of the top resources that have proved to be most valuable for me over the years.  Although categorized separately, many of the Art of Coaching and Leadership resources overlap in application. In no way is this collection complete, so please leave a comment with some of your favorite resources.


  • Book: Understanding Sports Coaching – Cassidy, Jones, and Potrac
  • Book: Successful Coaching – Martens
  • Book: Teach Like Your Hair’s on Fire – Esquith
  • Book: 11 Rings – Jackson
  • Book: Mindset – Dweck
  • E-Book: The Art of Coaching – Grasso
  • Article: “Coaching Conversations” – Hoigaard & Jorgensen, Olympic Coach, Vol. 19:3
  • Blog: Sports Coaching Brain
  • Blog: The Sport In Mind
  • Podcast: Coach Your Best
  • Presentation: “Building the Super Coach” – Rett Larson
  • Presentation: “The Art and Science of Exceptional Coaching” – Martin Rooney


  • Book: The Element – Robinson
  • Book: How to Win Friends & Influence People – Carnegie
  • Book: The Essential Wooden – Wooden
  • Book: The Four Agreements – Ruiz
  • Book: Drive – Pink
  • Book: Strengths Finder 2.0 – Rath
  • Book: The High Achiever’s Guide to Happiness – Caesar, Caesar
  • Book: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership – Maxwell
  • Book: Linchpin – Godin
  • Book: Mastery – Greene
  • Article: “What Makes a Leader?” – Goleman, Harvard Business Review, Nov. – Dec. 98
  • Article: “Managing Authenticity” – Goffee & Jones, Harvard Business Review, Dec. 05
  • Article: “Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time” – Schwartz & McCarthy, Harvard Business Review, Oct. 07
  • Blog: Harvard Business Review Blog Network (Concepts and practical application for leadership and business)
  • Anything published about Winston Churchill and John Wooden


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