Two Types of Players

There are only two types of players. Players that will and players that won’t.

Will the player accept their role?
–Or won’t they?

Will the player put the team first?
–Or won’t they?

Will the player be coachable?
–Or won’t they?

Put whatever question you have as a coach and the player either will or won’t.

As a player, you have a choice to everything that is asked of you. You either will or you won’t, and at the end of each practice, game, season, and ultimately your career, you will either say “I’m glad I did” or “I wish I had.”

It is the same in your personal life. Either you do or you don’t. There is no trying. You will either say “I’m glad I did” or “I wish I had.”

At the end of the night you will give yourself just one test. The pillow test. When your head hits the pillow you will answer the question.

Will you be glad you did or wish that you had?

The more days you can say I’m glad I did the better off you will be.

I’m cheering for you.

#leadership #motivation #coaching
#basketball #bebetter #beblessed


Published by toddagordon

Currently in his 37th year in the education field. Currently the District Activities Director at Greene County Community Schools in Jefferson, Iowa. Celebrating 37 years of marriage with Deb. Deb works remotely as the Assistant Controller for Treynor (IA) State Bank. We have 3 kids, two son in laws, a daughter in law, two wonderful grandsons, Jonathan and Parker, and three lovely granddaughters, Mia, Madison and Faye. Nicole and Brett are parents to Jonathan and Madison, and are working in ministry in Urbandale, IA. AJ and Regan live in Waukee, IA. A.J. currently works for Thrivent after a few years coaching college basketball including winning a National Championship as an Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Graceland University. Regan is a Kindergarten teacher with the Des Moines Public Schools at Hubbell Elementary School. Abby and Anthony are parents to Parker and Mia and they outside of Ogden, IA. Abby works as a Physical Therapy Assistant and Anthony works for a landscaping company.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: