Jul 28, 2019
In this week’s podcast we welcome Travis Daugherty, a
coach, teacher, speaker, and author of Hidden Talent:
Uncovering What Really Makes a Champion a Champion. We discuss
how sports should bring families together, the importance of
knowing your “why” as a coach, and why it is crucial to know
the difference between talent and ability.
Other Highlights from the Discussion:
Making mistake as a young coach can help you later in your
What do you do when winning doesn’t fulfill you like you
thought it would
Asking an athlete, "How would you practice if you were already
Why do champions do better than others?
“You are not born a winner or a loser, you are born a
A coachable spirit is important for athletes AND coaches
Being a great teammate in a high-stakes
Confusing Talent with Ability
Travis's first book,The LENS: Raising a Champion Athlete and
Man in Today’s Myopic World (2017), focuses on developing
champion athletes and people through sports.
Travis served as a high school basketball coach in the state
of Indiana for 14 years, where his teams won nearly 200 games. He
was honored as the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association Coach of
the Year in 2008.
Travis also serves as the Assistant Director and
Leadership Development Speaker for Higher Level
Father-Son Basketball Camps. He and his wife Jessica have
three kids: Aden, Owen, and Leah.
Connect with Travis Daugherty
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