Lead Like a Pro

Lead Like a Pro: Effective Leadership Styles for Athletic Coaches by Dr. Matthew Raidbard. A Book Spotlight from iRead Book Tours!




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Book Details:

Book Title:  Lead Like a Pro: Effective Leadership Styles for Athletic Coaches by Dr. Matthew Raidbard
Category:  Adult Non-Fiction 18+, 112 pages
Genre: Sports/Leadership/Coaching
Publisher: Mascot
Publication Date: September 2021
Tour dates: Sep 7 to Sep 20
Content Rating: G: Suitable for all ages

Book Description:

Athletic coaches are asked to wear more and more hats with each passing season, and in many cases, they are not receiving the support or training necessary to help them succeed in their ever-expanding roles. Drawing on over a decade spent as a college basketball coach and original research conducted on what leadership styles and behaviors help athletic coaches be successful, Lead Like a Pro provides coaches with the resources to transform their leadership practice and reach their full potential.

Whether you are a volunteer coaching your child’s team, a part-time high school coach who’s also a teacher, or a full-time college or professional coach, this book will teach you new ways to enhance your leadership style and become a better coach for your athletes and team. All coaches should be constantly working on improving their leadership abilities, but not all coaches have the time or opportunity to attend leadership conferences, training sessions, or classes. Lead Like a Pro provides insight into different leadership techniques, and teaches coaches how to evaluate their current practices so they can develop a strong leadership style that fits their personal values and beliefs.

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 Meet the Author:

After obtaining his Bachelor of Arts in history and classical studies from Indiana University, Dr. Matthew Raidbard decided to pursue his dream of being a college basketball coach. His first college basketball coaching job was at Western New Mexico University, where he also completed his Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership. In 2018, Dr. Raidbardconducted a study on how college basketball coaches perceived themselves as leaders, finding that many coaches were unsuccessful because they lacked the necessary tools and training to be effective leaders. His findings inspired him to write this book and dedicate himself to helping coaches at all levels improve their leadership abilities so that they can be the best and most effective leaders for the athletes they are entrusted to coach.

Tour Schedule:

Sept 7 – Rockin’ Book Reviews – book spotlight
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Sept 8 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book spotlight
Sept 9 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book spotlight
Sept 10 – Splashes of Joy – book spotlight
Sept 10 – Kams’s Place – book spotlight
Sept 13 – Cheryl’s Book Nook – book spotlight
Sept 14 – Literary Flits – book spotlight
Sept 15 – The Adventures of a Traveler’s Wife – book spotlight
Sept 16 – Gina Rae Mitchell – book spotlight
Sept 17 – Lisa’s Reading – book spotlight
Sept 20 – Working Mommy Journal – book spotlight




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  1. Thank you so much for highlighting my new book on your website. I really appreciate it and hope that your community checks out the book and considers purchasing it.

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