[Podcast] State Champions - Building up a Program's Culture with Jayson West

By Keith Grabowski | Posted 1/17/2019

Show Notes:

Today’s episode of the Coach and Coordinator Podcast, Keith Grabowski is joined by Jayson West, 2018 IHSAA state championship winning head coach at Warren Central (IN). Coach West shares his coaching journey, how he runs his program and how he works with his coaches to help their players.

00:55 What pushed Coach West to coaching

02:36 Key points in Coach West’s success

04:30 Advice for young coaches

07:09 Coach West’s building the culture

08:38 Behaviors that shows Coach West’s culture

10:37 Connecting with the players

12:27 Program events

15:17 Programs helping support and numbers

17:48 Coach West’s role as head coach

22:10 How Coach West gets new coordinators prepared

26:35 The process for balance

29:48 How to change and adapt

32:04 Keeping priorities balanced

34:58 Winning edge

35:57 Connect with coach:

Email: Jwest2@warren.k12.in.us

Photo Courtesy: Jenna Watson/Indianapolis Star

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