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Legacy by James Kerr


by James Kerr

Best seller.  Fantastic read! The true story of how the legendary "All-Blacks" rugby team, arguably to greatest international team in all of sport, fell from greatness, and the remarkable processes of team leadership, commitment, and principle that brought them back to greatness.  Lessons on every page!

Mentor Leader

Mentor Leader

by Tony Dungy

New York Times Best selling Author. Excellent and interesting. Tony Dungy describes how great teams and made up of people - how to build up people and develop great teams!


The Captain Class

by Sam Walker

Fascinating look and insight into the leadership characteristics of most of the great teams around the world. Great leadership does not always come from the best players. A must-read!


Chop Wood; Carry Water

by Joshua Metcalf

This is one of the best "coaching" books I've ever read. Persistence, perspective, humility, focus, and unconditional gratitude. A quick, but powerful read!


Chase the Lion

If Your Dream Doesn't Scare You, It's Too Small

by Mark Batterson

A fantastic story that encourages people to face their fears and dream big dreams - perfect for building teams and vision.

Quiet Strength

Quiet Strength

by Tony Dungy

Timeless - A "must-read" for any coach. Still one of the best "coaching" books to ever be written.

Talent Code

Talent Code

by Daniel Coyle

If coaching is teaching, and the best coaches are outstanding teachers, then understanding how people best learn is vital. Here is a great read.



The New Psychology of Success

Carol Dweck

Your mindset determines nearly everything you can achieve. Here is a great presentation of just how powerful a person's mindset can become - great for coaches, teachers, and athletes.


The Boys in the Boat

Daniel James Brown

An amazing, yet true story of personal growth and what can be done when teammates pull together. Love this book!

Wooden on Leadership

Wooden on Leadership

John Wooden and Steve Jamison

Still one of the best leader-coaches who ever lived. You can read this book ten times through and still, each time, learn even more about being an effective leader, a better coach, and even better person.


The Culture Code

By Daniel Coyle ‏‏

What do the best group and team cultures look like? How were they built? How can a team culture be fixed? Daniel Coyle ("The Talent Code") examines the notion of culture and how the strongest and most successful teams build their winning culture.

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