Category: Leadership

Part III – Making The Decision

  If you’re lucky enough to be recruited to play college football, you will face a tough challenge when it comes to deciding where to attend college. It was hard to define which of the following categories I would deem

Posted in Goals, Leadership, Recruiting

Throwing Thank You’s

During this holiday season, it is time to be thankful for all that we have and reflect on what a wonderful year we’ve had. We at Trickey-Wright QBR have plenty to be thankful for and we’d like to share those

Posted in Coaching, Leadership

The Wisdom of Farewell Posts

“Intelligence is the ability to learn from your mistakes. Wisdom is the ability to learn from the mistakes of others.” – Anonymous High school seniors, upon completing their football (or every other sport) career often use their social media platforms

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How to Lead Your Team, Regardless of Your Record

For as much time as we spend preparing for the season, it is often over before you know it. All of us have different records and different potential outcomes for post-season play. However, all of can be leaders and are

Posted in Goals, Leadership, Practice

Being an Effective STUDENT-Athlete: Time Management During the Football Season

Being a high school student-athlete can be very challenging because of the enormous time demands of both academics and athletics. The pressure is compounded when the expectations are high for you to perform well in both areas. In addition, your

Posted in Academic, Goals, Leadership

The Recruiting Process: Staying on the List (Part II of III)

In our May Blog, we discussed suggestions to get onto a coach’s list: play on the field, highlight tapes, measurables and taking visits / attending camp. While the time, effort and related costs may seem like the hard part, surprisingly,

Posted in Academic, Leadership, Recruiting

Working Effectively with Your Coach

Regardless of the current relationship you have with your head coach and/or position coach, if you hope to have a successful season, your ability to work well together is critical.  Based on my experience and perspective as a current HS

Posted in Coaching, Leadership

Will You Accept The Risk???

The phrase “Accept the Risk of Leadership” was adopted by Coach Trickey in 1988 after he read an article about responsibility and risks of putting yourself in front as a leader. He told me that he connected so deeply with

Posted in Leadership, Uncategorized

Social Media – Expert Advice

Although most athletes today have used social media for years, many (their parents included) still don’t understand it’s immediate effect and potential repercussions well into the future.  According to Karen North, a communications professor and director of digital social media

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Offseason: The Most Important Part Of Your Season

Summer is here! School is done and for many it’s the end of a three sport cycle. Although there are leagues and tournaments, it’s the first time during the year many football athletes are not in season. The next two

Posted in Goals, Leadership, Training