Jan 19, 2020
How do you get buy-in from athletes? Why is it important to
not try and fit players into a system? How can being a creative
thinker make you a better coach? Join us as we answer these
questions and much more of Gary Gait, considered by many as the
greatest lacrosse player of all-time.
Gary is currently the head coach of the women's lacrosse team
at Syracuse University. Gary has won championships as a collegiate
and professional coach. When Gary was playing, he was a 4-time
All-American at Syracuse and has been inducted into the United
States Lacrosse National Hall of Fame, as well as the National
Lacrosse League Hall of Fame.
Highlights from the Podcast:
Gary tells the story of how him and Jerry met
Growing up in British Columbia and finding Lacrosse
How can a coach create buy-in for learning sports psychology
Gary talks about the lessons learned by losing 4-consecutive
The idea of “never stand still” as a coach
Why is it important to help players be great problem
Howdy you balance being a parent and a coach?
What are some important qualities for an assistant
What are some differences between coaching women and
Gary describes characteristics of great coaches
Gary Gait was a four-time All-American for the Syracuse Orange
men's lacrosse team from 1987-90 (including first-team honors from
1988 to 1990), and was on three NCAA championship-winning teams. He
twice won the Lt. Raymond Enners Award, given to the most
outstanding college lacrosse player, in 1988 and 1990. Gait holds
the Syracuse career goals record at 192 and the single-season goals
record at 70, an NCAA record until 2008. In 1997, the NCAA Lacrosse
Committee named Gait, along with his twin brother and Syracuse
teammate, Paul, to the 25th Anniversary Lacrosse team.
Connect with Gary Gait
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