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The Need For Leadership

Posted Tuesday, November 18, 2008 by Football Staff

Leadership And Its Role In Our Success


"Talent is important. But The single mostimportsnt ingrediant after you have talent is internal leadership. It's not the coaches who set higher standards than would normally be set bythe team its individuals or groups of people on the team"

Mike Kryzewski
Duke Head basketball Coach
3 Time NCAA National Champions

"Teams that have strong internal leadership have a decided advantage over teams that don't"

Rick Pitino
College & Professional Basketball Coach
NCAA Champion

"On every team you have a core group of people who set the tone for everybody else. If the tone is positive you have won half the battle if that tone is negative you have lost before you ever get to the field"

Chuck Noll
Former Pittsburg Steelers Head Coach
4 Time Super Bowl Champions

5 Keys To Sachem Footballs Effective Team Leaders...

1. Help Set High Standards and work ethic of all players on team.

2. Help team, handle pressure & adversity

3. Help Insure Team Chemistry stays positive

4. help Manage Conflict between teamates

5. Are Coaches best insurance policy against bad decisions on and off the field

Why is there a lack of leaders in todays athletes?

"Lack of leadership is believed to be traced back to the youth programs now run by adults in society today. In the past kids, when kids were left to themselves to play sports on their own, they were forced to develop leadership skills. With increased adult intervention in kids play leadership skills are not being developed." (Janssen 2004)

We are looking for leaders.

We will develop leaders.

Leaders will help us
get back to where we want to be.

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