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Part II: How To Be Real

What did Sherri Coale do with her team last Christmas Break that made all the difference? (Hint: it was the hardest practice they had all year…and…they didn’t touch a basketball. Or, run a sprint.) They sat in a room and figured out ‘how to be real with one another.’

Sherri has figured out a way to capture her players’ honesty. In this interview she provides two strategies that she uses:

  1. Post-game Thoughts
  2. Team Circles

Could you use these strategies with your team? If so, how?

Sherri Coale

  • Head Women’s Basketball Coach, University of Oklahoma
  • 4 Big 12 Championships
  • 14 Straight NCAA Tourney Appearances
  • Former US National Coach