LOVE: .... Character that develops connecting and   sacrificing for others!  


  • Believe Statement - An athlete is not here to be served but to serve the team

TRAINING: Read the connecting principles that link us together.

  1. Compete at another position besides yours
  2. Makes others look good
  3. Deflects praise to teammates and takes the heat   

WORKOUTAthletes connect with teammates by demonstrating value to one another with “Connect 3:” 

  1. Physical Contact (hand shake/fist bump, etc.)
  2. Eye Contact
  3. Inspirational Contact (Share an encouraging word with your teammate) 
  •  Athlete No.1 Initiates:  
    • Go to a teammate, use the Connect 3 and say, 
    • " Here for you and the team no matter what
  •  Athlete No.2 Responds: 
    • “ Here for you and the team no matter what