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115. Taking a Program to the Next Level | Chris Castillo | Dallas Sunset high school

In our latest Coach 360 episode, Colton is live with Coach Chris Castillo, Head Football Coach and Athletic Coordinator from Dallas Sunset High School. Coach took over at sunset 2 years ago and has since been on a mission to take Sunset to the next level. With an open enrollment district and a tough few seasons coach had 12 guys show up his first day of practice. Coach talks about the importance of positivity in his locker room and the idea that leaders will always be followers in times...


114. Leading vs. Coaching | James Stagnitta | Charlotte Hounds Major League Lacrosse

In our latest episode, Mackey is live with Coach James Stagnitta, Head Coach of the Charlotte Hounds Major League Lacrosse team. Coach dives into his career and shares with us this idea that coaching is different than leading. Coach explains that as he grew and developed as a coach, he grew as a leader as well. It's one thing to put people in set and tell them what to do, and it's another thing to truly develop them and lead them, then it's a lot easier to get them to do things as a group...


113. Your Role | 2words Curriculum Live

We have a special episode for you as we reach the end of the week. We're sharing a clip from one of our curriculum videos, "Your Role". Colton shares with us a little bit about what this idea means to him and how sports were an outlet for him while he faced family struggles. This is an all too familiar story, that we know coaches see every day. Mackey asks us a powerful question. He asks, "do you know your role?" Sometimes that question that a negative connotation. There's been a stigma...


112. The Ingredient For Success | Todd Vesely | Ector County

In our latest episode, Colton is live with Coach Todd Vesely, Executive Director at Ector County. Coach shares his transition from being a coach to working towards an administrative role. He talks about how the common themes he used in coaching was easily translatable to other programs across the board, which is what drew him to a more administrative role. Coach goes on to talk about what winning means to him. He believes winning is maximizing your performance and the performance of...


111. The Right Perspective | Colton and Mackey Live Interview

In our latest episode Colton and Mackey are talking about perspectives and the idea that having different perspectives than one another doesn't make one party right and one wrong. Mackey shares a story about an experience he and his wife had while engaged and how the way they viewed the situation then is completely different than the way they view now looking back. He talks about the importance of experience shaping our perspective and how different situations can be looked upon...


110. Faith Not Fear | Colton at Aggie Christian Business Leaders

In our latest episode, Colton is speaking with the Aggie Christian Business Leaders Club about his move from the security of a job at a fast-growing company to diving head first into a start up with his best friend. Colton and Mackey go back about 10 years, and over that time as he was crafting his speaking ability, Colton was growing in business experience. Colton was connected to an amazing company really young and was fortunate to be apart of their growth from roughly 20 people to 220...


109. One TR1BE | Kent Jackson | Seminole High School

In our latest episode, Colton is live with Coach Kent Jackson from Seminole High School. Coach Jackson talks about his program's mantra, TR1BE. Which stands for: Trust Respect Integrity Belief Enthusiasm Coach talks about replacing the i with a 1 representing one tribe, one unit, one mission. Coach dives in a little deeper on what exactly it means to have belief and do everything with enthusiasm. Coach talks about going from a winning season to a losing season and how as coaches,...


108. Championship Rings Don't Make You a Champion | Live at Hamlin High School

In our latest episode, Colton is live at Hamlin High School telling his story of putting in the hard work in hopes of winning in a power building competition. Colton talks about putting in months and months of effort into this one moment, for seven minutes on stage competing. Colton talks about wanting more at the end of that competition. He thought that if he was putting in months of effort, endless amount of time and dedication, he should be reaching for an even bigger title. Colton...


107. Tier 1 Leaders | Colton and Mackey Live Interview

Mackey and Colton are live in our newest episode of Coach 360 talking about Colonel Craig Flower's idea of tier 1 leadership. Mackey shares the three questions that get asked of these tier 1 leaders: 1. Can they do it? 2. Will they do it? 3. Will others follow them when they do? So many times we believe that in order to be the best leader, you have to be the best player on the field, and if you were the best player, then by default, you were the best leader. In the book, "The...


106. Light A Fire Within Them | Rusty Rogers | School/District

This episode is a special one as Colton is live with retired Concordia Chicago's Head Women's Basketball Coach, Rusty Rogers, who was the coach of one of our very own 2W team members. Coach Rogers shares his story and how his mindset on coaching was changed after the birth of his daughter. He talked about the shift from thinking solely about winning and records to focusing on using basketball as a facilitator for his ministry of creating a sense of confidence and character in his...


105. Tick Tock | Live Curriculum Video

In our latest episode, we are bringing you the latest curriculum video, Tick Tock. Life is often unpredictable, and you can never know or control what the next day will bring. You can control how you react to whatever the future holds. Even though you can’t predict exactly what struggle you will face, you know that some type of struggle is coming. Each day you can prepare for those unknown obstacles by building skills like commitment, determination, and discipline. Those skills will help...


104. Be Of Good Character | Live at the Leadership Summit

In our latest episode, Mackey is live at the Leadership Summit encouraging coaches and leaders to be of good character. Mackey talks about how we can put rings on a finger and records on a wall, but all of those things are temporary and can be taken away at any given moment, but the one thing that cannot be taken away is your character. As you help raise up the next generation, recognize that they will not learn from words on a paper or bold words painted in the locker room. They will...


103. Capacity vs. Capability with LTC. JC Glick, U.S. Army, (Ret.)

In this episode of Coach360, Mackey interview LTC. JC Glick, U.S. Army, Ret. Mackey and LTC. Glick dive deep into the difference between capacity and capability, the power of teaching athletes "how to think" not just "what to think", and the importance of disciplined, nuanced thinking. JC served in the U.S. Army as an infantry officer for 20 years, primarily in special operations and special missions units with more than 11 combat tours. Since retiring from the military, JC has brought...


102. Stand Firm | Live at the Leadership Summit

In our latest episode, Mackey is live at the Leadership Summit encouraging coaches and leaders to stand firm in what they do and who they are. Mackey talks about how easy it is being so close to the end of the year to want to coast and quit continually pursuing excellence in everything you do. If you are at that place in the year, at the place in your life when you want to give up and quit, stand firm. Everyone has been in a place where your mind wants to tell you to keep at it and your...


101. Even a Broken Clock is Right 2X a day | Colton and Mackey Live Interview

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100. Fight Until The Bitter End | Hank Semler | Aldine Senior High School

In our latest #Coach360 episode, Colton is live with Coach Hank Semler from Aldine Senior High School. Coach Semler talks about the challenges his program faced, not only through the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, but also through different obstacles placed before his team throughout the season. Throughout the uncertainty of the season, Coach made it a point to create and maintain a mindset that you do not lose in a season, in life, or in a game until you GIVE UP. When you lose at...


99. The Problem with Lowering the Standard | Colton and Mackey Live Interview

In this episode of Coach360, Colton, and Mackey discuss just how damaging lowering your standard can be, the dark side of pride, and the greatest show of strength you can ever display. The guys speak from the heart on this one, and you won't want to miss out! Connect with Colton @FullCurlColton and Mackey @MackeySpeaks.


98. Hope During the Hurricane | Jason Herring | Refugio ISD

In our latest episode, Colton is live with Coach Herring of Refugio ISD. Coach talks about the importance of not allowing circumstances to affect your performance, and shares the devastation that Hurricane Harvey had on his town. He talks about putting himself aside and being more than a coach for the athletes by sleeping in cots with them when their home was destroyed, beginning football early to keep them focused on something other than their hurt, and continually being a support system...


97. A Coach, an Athlete, and a Parent Walk Into an Assembly | Live at Anderson High School

In our latest episode, Mackey is live at Anderson HS in what he says was one of the most electric places he's ever spoken at. Mackey emphasizes that what we learn in sports will translate to the rest of our life. We learn things like integrity, doing the right things because they're the right things to do, and we don't fear the consequence of doing so. We live in a world where people stay quiet because they are afraid of the consequences of doing what's right. What we learn in sports is...


96. Love YOU Too Much | Live with Mackey

In our latest #Coach360 episode, Mackey (@mackeyspeaks) is fired up about a recent quote he posted on Twitter talking about the idea that the very best coaches care too much about their players to not let them be their best. The smallest things matter to the coaches that won't accept anything except each players' best. The best coaches accept nothing but the very best. They see in them what the athletes don't always see in themselves. They know and see where athletes could go when the...