Articles in the ‘Coaches’ Corner’ Category


My Girls are going to College

December 21st, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

A few weeks ago, four of my former golf students met up with me at A&F Golf. It was a reunion of sorts back at the place where they all first met. Anna Buchannan,…


Fundamentally Sound: Words the Best Coaches (and players and teams) Live By

October 27th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

I recently had the pleasure of talking with James Banks, head basketball coach for Athens Academy, about what it means for an athlete to be ‘fundamentally sound.’ Here’s what he had to say…


One Athlete’s Solution to Stress

February 21st, 2014 | By Gary No Comments

If you were to look at Taylor Andrew’s schedule, you might think that she is an over-achiever who is always on the go. A junior at Oconee High school, Taylor is nearing the…


My Two Allies

December 19th, 2012 | By Gary No Comments

As a coach, one of the greatest rewards is having the opportunity to watch really young athletes grow and develop into great adult athletes and citizens. Over my 20+ years of coaching soccer,…


Banking on Georgia’s Kids

November 14th, 2011 | By Marjie No Comments

James Banks was Georgia High School Player of the year and McDonald High School All-American, to name just a couple of the accolades he achieved in high school. Then, while playing for UGA,…