for coaches

Stop Hitting On Your Female Coach (Period!)

Stop Hitting On Your Female Coach (Period!)

If you are considering hitting on your female coach, please consider the following: we are likely just doing our jobs. Don’t distract, annoy, or demean us. Keep it professional. We will too! Make sure there is clear, explicit interest and consent! Don’t assume she is interested. Nobody likes a creep! Speak up for women and make room for us where you can. Nobody owes you anything!

Keep It Simple: The Art of Making Complicated Sh*t Understandable

Keep It Simple: The Art of Making Complicated Sh*t Understandable

Yes, the world is complicated.

Yes, science is very complex.

Yes, technology has many intricacies.

Ultimately, they were created to make our life, jobs, and information in general easier to upkeep, easier to access, and …. easier.

But, if we can’t communicate complex information effectively, it really doesn’t matter.

We have to stop making complicated sh*t more inaccessible. If a 15-year-old athlete really wants to learn about physics, they can read a text book. Just teach them how to jump!

Why We Should Care About Athlete Mental Health (In A World That Doesn't)

Why We Should Care About Athlete Mental Health (In A World That Doesn't)

Unfortunately, mental illness does not discriminate between athletes and non-athletes; it comes as it wills and sometimes overstays its welcome. Athletes deserve better than the shame we put on them around mental health struggles. They deserve the same care and acceptance we do. I truly believe sports can heal the world, but we have to make sure our athletes are healthy before it can really altruistically change us.

On Becoming A Better Human: 8 Unusual Lessons From 2018

On Becoming A Better Human: 8 Unusual Lessons From 2018

I am immensely grateful for what 2017-2018 has taught me and for the lessons I learned while having to tear literally everything in my life down.

But, in all honesty, I am so ready for it to be over and to continue building White Lion, my passions, my values, and my purpose into 2019.

As I look back, some of the past year is really funny, and some of it still can’t be laughed at.

In a mix of both, here are some of the lessons I’ve learned in 2018: