This book shares the incredible coaching/teaching career of Charles Sullivan, Springfield's legendary volleyball coach, and reveals the secrets of his success in coaching a sport in which the first game that he ever saw was one that he coached. Sullivan, definitely not a legendary volleyball player himself, built an unparalleled record of success in the sport based on the sports psychology principles that define his college courses at Springfield.
Cross referencing the success of Sullivan with a host of coaches who win all the time, Bill Belichick, John Wooden, Geno Auriemma, Pete Carroll, to name a few, the book reveals that the secret of coaches, who win all the time is built on a common set of principles now being defined and researched in the exploding field of positive psychology.
Taking off where Angela Duckworth's groundbreaking research (Grit: The Passion and Perseverance for Long Term Goals) leaves off, the book shares how Sullivan and America's most iconic coaches cultivate a cultural grit that defines their programs. Although the background of the book takes places in sports arenas and on athletic fields, the big ideas that emerge at the end of each chapter can reveal to the reader the secrets of creating cultural grit in any organization, be it a team, classroom, school or business organization. The magic of QR Codes enable the reader to go behind the words into locker rooms to experience as well as read about the power of a cultures built on passion and perseverance.
Have the Belief Builders Kevin Sheehan and Charlie Sullivan Help Your Team Build Belief and Culture