Sports do not build character, coaches do. But do coaches really know how to use sports to build character? Interscholastic athletics profoundly impacts the youth in our communities. However, the impact of the prevailing “win-at-all-costs” sports landscape
often harms parents, administrators, officials, coaches, and particularly our young athletes.

Being a coach today is hard work, but being a transformational coach is even harder. Coaches cannot do it on their own. The Nashville Coaching Coalition is a team of your neighbors who are no longer willing to leave a young person’s athletic experience to chance. We believe there is simply too much at stake.

The Coach Forum

Expert insight

Sharpen your coaching staff with a day of powerful insight from highly respected coaches, athletes, doctors, and sports professionals.


The Academy

Develop Dynamic Coaches

This 6-session course provides coaches with the personal and professional development needed to become leaders who inspire confidence in players, parents, and administrators.


The Community

Connect with Like-Minded Athletic Leaders

Become a part of our network where we provide frequent opportunities to connect with other athletic leaders, share ideas, and receive exclusive resources.


Custom Development

Tailored to Your Staff

Are you looking for something designed specifically to meet your professional needs? Whether it’s for an individual coach, an entire staff or department, we help athletic coaches become their best.


Testimonials

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Bill Whittemore

Bill Whittemore

Head Football Coach, Franklin Road Academy

Nashville Coaching Coalition has brought meaning to our program and helped our players and staff really come alive. I have watched leaders be born, conflicts resolved in many areas, and tolerance of others develop.

Brian Waite

Brian Waite

Head Football Coach, East Nashville Magnet High School

From my work with NCC I took away that no matter where a coach comes from we really all have the same story and the same opportunity to affect change in ourselves and our community.

Becky LeGate

Becky LeGate

Head Women's Basketball Coach, Christ Presbyterian Academy

My experiences with NCC have allowed me to coach from a totally different perspective. I focus more on the player and the relationships, instead of just what the outcome is going to be. And through this, I have just enjoyed coaching so much more.

Corby Lucas

Corby Lucas

Athletic Director, Harding Academy

Working with the Nashville Coaching Coalition this year has been transformative. Our work has only begun, but I’m excited to know that this incredible resource is available for our coaching staff so that we can continue to become people of positive significance in the lives of the young people we coach.

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Bigger venue. Top notch speakers. A day you don’t want to miss. We’re bringing in the experts to help design the stage for #thecoachforum Thanks for sharing your brilliance @johnhenley @mrtodd3434

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Have an interest in sports culture? Don't miss your chance to see Jon Gordon, Inky Johnson and more at The Coach Forum this summer. Tickets are selling FAST! Sign up at thecoachforum.com

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Don’t miss your chance to see @inkyjohnson @jongordon11 @janinetucker1 @missouribasketball and more July 11th at The Coach Forum!

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Grateful for all those that came downtown this morning to hear about NCC’s mission. Thank you @toddprevost for your leadership

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Tomorrow we’ll wrap up the spring session of The Coaches Leadership Academy. What an amazing group of faculty, mentors, and coaches. We’re honored to learn and grow alongside you!

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5 days Left for Early Bird Price to Coach Forum. They go from $69 to $99 after May 15th. You don't want to miss Inky Johnson, Jon Gordon and more. Buy tickets today - thecoachforum.com

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Coaches have an instrumental role to play in the development of youth, shaping players both as athletes and as people.

Coaches: do you feel equipped to influence the emotional and character ... See more

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"Hope is the joyous anticipation of good." Watch as @Heath Eslinger encourages coaches to continue making a difference. #thecoachforum

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Today is a great day to support NCC! 100% of funds raised goes to sponsor coaches. Even $25 can make a BIG difference. Thanks for your support!

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Prices increase May 15th at midnight. Get your staff together and sign up today!

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