14 Mar 83. Expectations Aren’t Dependent on Circumstances | Todd Howey | San Antonio ISD
In our latest episode, Colton is live with Coach Todd Howey sharing his story on becoming a coach and how his program focuses more on building champions than wining championships.
Coach Howey talks about how as a program, they raise expectations and don’t listen to excuses. Being a coach of a school in a lower income area, Coach Howey stresses the importance of making sure that just because some of his players grew up in poverty, that should not reflect the poverty. He makes it a point in his coaches to show no signs of poverty in the way you dress, in the way you behave, in the way the kids play, or in the ways they act. They do not let poverty reflect in their program in how they treat the kids. They are held to a higher standard to show them their potential and the show them that they deserve more.
He tells other coaches who are dealing with similar struggles to continue to push, push to make the school and the facilities better for the students.
Every week Coach Howey writes a weekly newsletter to his parents, custodial staff, office staff, and his HR director. The latest newsletter he shares with us a short story and the message that we can all learn from one another, we all have the opportunity to help kids improve both on the field and off, and if we work together, we can make a huge difference in the lives of students.
Link to “Winning Created” by Coach Todd Howey: http://amzn.to/2HjNCoP