I met Ed McCarthy at the US Lacrosse Convention in 2015 where he was one of the featured speakers and we immediately hit it off because of our common passion for leadership and character development related. In this interview Ed shares his experience as a coach of multiple sports at multiple levels from 6 year old wrestlers to professional lacrosse players he coaches with the Boston Cannons. In this podcast Ed shares with us a ton of value about how to build your curriculum as a coach and attend to the things that make a lasting difference in the young men that all of us coach. The interview is a bit longer than most but I urge you to stay with us as Ed has a ton of resources for you and valuable insight into how to build your teams culture.
Here are the notes from the Ed McCarthy Podcast
Ed discusses how coaches need to develop a leadership and character development curriculum that is tailored to their program. Too many coaches count events (fundraiser events, community service