Oct 20, 2019
This is a replay of episode 023
. It is so
good, we wanted to share it again! What if one of the best
basketball coaches in the world told you that doing what you think
is best for the culture and the program is more important than
winning an NCAA title? Would you be willing to let go of the
fallacy of winning for creating a culture that matters? This is
exactly what Roy Williams told Jenny Levy in 2012. Jenny took what
Roy told her to heart and changed her focus from chasing
championships to a culture of connection. Two NCAA Championships
later, Jenny my have discovered the real “Way of Champions”.
Who is Jenny Levi?
Entering her 24th season as the North Carolina head coach,
Jenny Levy is among the best coaches in women’s lacrosse history.
Levy ranks third in NCAA Division I history in career wins, is a
two-time national champion and a two-time National Coach of the
Year. She was named the head coach of the United States National
Team in November of 2017.
Highlights from the Discussion:
Jen’s Journey began with realizing the curse of
“Sustainable Success” happens with family – It isn’t the
winning, it’s the atmosphere
How “Living up the the History” plays a role in building a
You need to recruit people who fit your culture not change to
be like the people you recruit
Jen explains when parents should “step in” with their child’s
Creating a champion culture is personal, a process, and takes
“You have to be okay doing what is best for the program and it
may mean you may NEVER win”
Jen’s advice to young coaches – do this first to transform
Jen explains what will force her to stop coaching…
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