Build A Winning Program

Van Zee’s Vault: How to Build a Winning Program: WRAP UP

We finally have tennis to play! Tomorrow is the first D3 vs D3 action. The Chicago vs Coe match-up looks to be pretty awesome because how many teams can boast a roster to have 14 singles matches. Pretty cool stuff. I will be watching some regional action as Wabash opens up their season against Augustana…

Van Zee’s Vault: How to Build a Winning Program: PERSONALITY MANAGEMENT

It’s Thursday and time for another edition of Van Zee’s Vault. I haven’t decided if this is my last post for the How to Build a Winning Program Series or if there will be one more. I expect that I will likely do one more to wrap it all up, but either way, today’s topic…

Van Zee’s Vault: How to Build a Winning Program: IN MATCH COACHING

I would like to welcome you all back for the 5th installment of the How to Build a Winning Program series. The more and more that I write these, the more I realize I miss being a coach. But because I live by the 50 cent model of “Get Rich or Die Tryin’” I find…

Van Zee’s Vault: How to build a winning program: Match Preparation

It’s January and we all know what that means. Teams will be coming back from Winter break ready to hit the courts for their first practices of the year. National Indoors is just six short weeks away! In this next segment of the How to build a winning program series, I will address how a…

Van Zee’s Vault: How to build a winning program: Setting a lineup

Welcome to the third edition of the How to build a winning program series. Last week we covered scheduling and I enjoy reading the previews of the other bloggers referencing whether or not each coach has done a good job. This week I am going to discuss the importance of setting a lineup. The focus…

Van Zee’s Vault: How to build a winning program: SCHEDULING

Before I get into the second installment of Van Zee’s vault series “How to build a winning program,” I wanted to share my word of thanks for all the positive reactions that the recruiting segment got from fellow coaches. The whole point of this series is to share ideas with coaches to help them in…

Van Zee’s Vault: How to build a winning program: RECRUITING

This is the first installment of Van Zee’s Vault. I was able to nix the Central’s Corner title and go with a more personal message. As promised, the first handful of articles will be on my own thoughts as to “How to build a winning program” and there isn’t a better topic to start off…