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    Courtesy of MAC Athletics https://marauders.ca/news/2022/5/5/mens-soccer-markou-named-head-coach-mens-soccer.aspx The following story is courtesy of McMaster Athletics from May 5, 2022 https://marauders.ca/news/2022/5/5/mens-soccer-markou-named-head-coach-mens-soccer.aspx. The McMaster Marauders Department of Athletics & Recreation is pleased to announce the hiring of Chris Markou as the next Head Coach of the men's soccer program. Markou fills the interim role after spending the past season with the team in an Assistant Coach capacity.  "Chris is a McMaster Soccer legend who exemplifies Marauder values and has the leadership, empathy and technical knowhow to...

    Courtesy of Centennial College Athletics In what appears to have been a no brainer when the Centennial College athletics decided to look for a new head coach almost a year ago to date, a year later has been done. Long time assistant coach David Lattavo is now the one to lead the Colts men's program into the future. Lattavo, putting the finishing touches on his Canadian A License and lead assistant at Pickering FC in League 1...

    Courtesy of IStock The following article by Tim Denning from LinkedIn talks about leadership and the subtle art. Success is an iceberg. Most of what it takes to achieve your goals is hidden from plain sight. That’s because fake-successful people dominate the airwaves. Real success means enough money to live humbly, leftover cash to invest in charitable acts, a healthy mind and body, a family you spend time with, work you love, and a good circle of people around you. The most successful people I’ve...

    Courtesy of Dr. Ivan Joseph The following article from April 25, 2022 is the third installment in a series of three from Dr. Ivan Joseph the Vice President of Student Affairs at Wilfred Laurier University, Championship winning coach, former Men's Head Coach and Athletic Director of Ryerson University and current head Coach of the Guyanese Women's Senior National team. The award winning coach and author shares his lessons from his current journey, today leading after Failure. For...

    Courtesy of Dr. Ivan Joseph The following article from April 13, 2022 is the second in a series of three from Dr. Ivan Joseph the Vice President of Student Affairs at Wilfred Laurier University, Championship winning coach, former Men's Head Coach and Athletic Director of Ryerson University and current head Coach of the Guyanese Women's Senior National team. The award winning coach and author shares his lessons from his current journey. TONIGHT, I'M COACHING ONE OF THE BIGGEST GAMES...

    The following is from John Eades' Linkedin post from April 26, 2022. Managers Delegate, Leaders Empower. Here are five ideas to consider around empowering others.I. When leaders delegate, it’s about them. When leaders empower, it’s about others. II. Empowering team members transfers belief and ownership.III. Today’s workplace requires more flexibility while still meeting organizational objectives.IV. Trust is earned through a two-way street paved by consistent action.V. People are more likely to follow through if they verbally commit to themselves...

    Courtesy of Ivan Joseph and LinkedIn The following article from April 5, 2022 is the first in a series of three from Dr. Ivan Joseph the Vice President of Student Affairs at Wilfred Laurier University, Championship winning coach, former Men's Head Coach and Athletic Director of Ryerson University and current head Coach of the Guyanese Women's Senior National team. The award winning coach and author shares his lessons from his current journey. This morning I’m writing to you...

    Courtesy of Maccabi Canada https://www.maccabicanada.com/news Two of USports and OUA coaches have been named as part of the leadership team for the 21st Maccabiah Games Team for open men's soccer. Announced on April 20th, Head Coaches Terence Dunfield (TFC) and Ilya Orlov (University of Toronto) and Team Manager Martin Painter (University of Western Ontario), have outstanding careers coaching athletes at an elite level. They will bring their winning formulas to the Masters and Open Men’s Soccer Teams in the...

    When it comes to someone developing into the best version of themselves, we’ve been tricked into believing a common myth: It’s the idea that people grow into this version of themselves on their own.  We have all thought about this or even tried it. If you just read enough, practice enough, watch enough or get enough reps, your growth and development will take of itself.  There is one big problem with this mindset; you are only going to be...

    The following is by John Eades from his "Building The Best" from April 6, 2022. Overcoming complex challenges can be tough. You’ll have moments when you feel your only option is to give up. Doubt, stress, and obstacles can come in intense waves. Challenges, especially as a leader, are a journey with many steep mountains.  But if you want to be a successful leader- the sort you were created to be, it requires looking at challenges as opportunities. Because...