- Paperback: 320 pages
- Publisher: Quiet Path Books; 1 edition (October 22, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0982870728
- ISBN-13: 978-0982870723
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 27 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,094,730 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A Perfect Season: A Coach's Journey to Learning, Competing, and Having Fun in Youth Baseball 1st Edition
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About the Author
A member of the National Speakers Association, Dan Clemens delights audiences with his message of fun, learn, compete and Respond vs. React in keynote presentations and workshops to youth organizations and corporations across the country.
He's a high school baseball coach and coached his own son from tee-ball through high school. He s also coached youth basketball, football, and soccer.
Less concerned with wins and losses, Dan's philosophy is that all youth sports should embody three things:
1. Kids should learn about the game, teamwork, and themselves;
2. Kids should be competitive (play at the appropriate level both as individuals and a team); and
3. Kids should, above all, have fun.
If youth coaches accomplish those three things, he says, we produce healthy, happy kids, ready to enter high school with experiences and fond memories to last a lifetime.
By day, Dan works with Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized businesses, and non-profit organizations to develop leaders and help them communicate more effectively both as individuals and organizations. A core theme in his work is helping leaders understand the key differences between Responding and Reacting he believes a leader Responds wisely to the opportunities in a situation, rather than simply Reacting to his/her narrow experience of it.
Dan was an all-state baseball player his junior and senior years of high school and was on scholarship at a Division I University before a shoulder injury ended his baseball career. He's been a softball umpire for 10 years and a basketball referee for five years. He plays competitive baseball in an adult league, has run four marathons, and climbed 50 of the 54 mountain peaks in Colorado that rise above 14,000 feet.
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I highly recommend the book for coaches AND Parents - little Johnny might not make the major leagues - but that doesn't mean that he can't have fun playing baseball and learning life lessons. This book can help us all focus on the positives of youth sports.
His Respond vs. React approach is an excellent reminder that we parents are constantly on stage--we are the role models-- in how we "respond" to situations rather than "react." A Perfect Season is the shot in the arm every youth coach needs ...
Well written; the illustrations are wonderful. This book belongs on every coach's bedside table. Read it, then review it before you head out to meet those kids.
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