GAINtalk 3: Team building (with Clay Erro)

In this 75 minute lesson, high school coach Clay Erro discussed his approach to team building and provides examples from decades of experience as a top high school coach. This video is part of Erro’s 2013 presentation at the annual GAIN conference, with the full presentation available for GAIN members in the GAIN library.

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Topics Covered

The philosophy

24 minutes

  • Define your philosophy
  • The people business
  • What’s different
  • Concepts we teach our athletes
  • The mind is the key, not the body
Rules or relationships

25 minutes

  • The paradox of rules
  • The power of relationships
  • 4 instructions for team building:
    1. We not me
    2. No excuses
    3. No messengers
    4. No sympathy groups
Putting it together

24 minutes

  • Positive benefits
  • Coaching your position
  • The handshake

About GAIN

GAIN is a coaching network offering coaches a community to grow, and annual events to learn and network. The annual flagship GAIN event takes place in June with details announced in December. The week-long event brings together top coaches from around the world to share best practices on athletic development, sports medicine, the art of coaching, and more.

GAIN also helps produce the GAINcast podcast where coaches can listen weekly for new coaching tips. In addition, other GAIN events are hosted throughout the year and members get access to the below video and hundreds more on the GAIN website.


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