The Funny Thing About Mistakes

by Andy G. on Saturday, May 5th, 2018

We chase it, search for it, and celebrate the moments when it happens. While it is so difficult to accomplish or witness, perfection in sports is an amazing accomplishment. There can be perfect moments, perfect games, or even perfect seasons, but what is ever more common is the amount of mistakes and failures that we Read More

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by Erin M. on Monday, November 6th, 2017

Apathy. Nonchalance. Indifference. As a Division I collegiate coach, this is what I saw from one of our highly touted recruits during her first few weeks as freshman in our gym.

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Coaching Conversations: Volume 1

by HUMANeX Ventures on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

In this video series, HUMANeX Ventures’ own Spencer MacDonald delves into pertinent topics within the realm of leadership and program building with influential figures in college athletics. Each interview contains great takeaways for college coaches and administrators for building successful teams and creating life-changing experiences for their athletes.

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Just Ask: Being an Advocate for Yourself

by Angelina W. on Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Being an advocate for yourself is hard. Who can help me? When I do get the courage, what do I say?

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Listen Without an Agenda: A Lesson from a Legend

by Andy G. on Monday, September 25th, 2017

Almost a year ago, I was blessed to be introduced to a true legend in the coaching world. Coach Susan Teeter, the long-term Women’s Swim & Dive coach at Princeton attended a work event we hosted, and months later I found myself with the opportunity to partner with her and support her team.

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Creating a Culture of Excellence

by HUMANeX Ventures on Saturday, August 19th, 2017

In my time with HUMANeX Ventures, I have been fortunate enough to travel around the nation immersing myself in the cultures of other organizations. This experience has given me an entirely new appreciation and understanding of what a “Culture of Excellence” truly means.

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What the Best Athletes Do Differently

by Fu S. on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

The difference maker is the will to prepare! This includes the commitment, the effort, and the perseverance to endure the pain of intense preparation day after day. Even when teams have phenomenal physical talent, only when these non-physical talents are in place can coaches and athletes expect to consistently have successful outcomes.

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For My Love of the Game

by HUMANeX Ventures on Friday, June 23rd, 2017

In the world of athletics, it is not a difficult task to recognize physical talent. In fact, it is downright easy.

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Why Selecting the Right Teacher Matters

by HUMANeX Ventures on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Imagine a classroom with a teacher that is highly engaged and highly satisfied in the work they are doing. A classroom in which every student is valued and nurtured with specific intent on improving their chances of success.

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The Mystery of GRIT in Sports

by Fu S. on Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Look up the word GRIT in the dictionary and you will find the following: courage and resolve; a strength of character. There is no better examples of moments in time where grit was evident than in the world of athletic competition.

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