If you’re a great coach, then you love movement, change, challenge, stability, results, certainty, growth and innovation, all mixed in together. Great coaches love to innovate, dream, create, direct, vision, communicate and take others to places they never dreamed possible. Coaching is always creating change, developing the new, and moving teams into a preferable future.…… Continue reading COACHING LOSS


Excerpt from John O’Sullivan’s latest blog: “I love sports. And I love competitive sports. But I no longer believe that sport in and of itself has a fundamentally positive value. It is neutral, and only when I am intentional about making it positive does it have the opportunity to bring about good experiences for…… Continue reading EVERY MOMENT MATTERS


Everyone loves results. The wins. The points. The championships. The goals. Positive results are fun, fulfilling, energising and rewarding. We don’t train to fail and we certainly don’t ever train to lose. Teams work hard to get results, and results matter. In my work with youth sports teams, I am passionate about leading coaches into…… Continue reading RELATIONAL MINDSET


Welcome to 2019, I trust you have had a great Christmas and New Year. Lot’s of football action happening around the globe at the moment, which is always brilliant. The community football season in Sydney is about to get underway with trials, training, selections, organising, meetings, scheduling, purchasing, registering, allocating … etc. There really is…… Continue reading READY, SET … GO!


A great article from John O’Sullivan, from Changing the Game Project. Picture the young swimmer stepping up to the starting blocks in a championship race. What is he thinking in that moment? Visualize the soccer player, stepping up to take the deciding penalty kick. What is going through her head? Think of the basketball player,…… Continue reading POWER OF WORDS


This Bonnet Bay Football Club survey (only takes about 8 minutes) is an opportunity for members to make a contribution to the discussion about our future: I believe we all have something to contribute; as coaches, players, parents, members and leaders. I recently read a little blurb from John O’Sullivan (changing the game project) about…… Continue reading WE VALUE YOUR INPUT