Is Honesty Always The Best Policy?…How and When to Share Bad News With a College Coach

Is Honesty Always The Best Policy?…How and When to Share Bad News With a College Coach

Dear Coach Bryant: My son just sustained an injury that might not allow him to play volleyball at the college he plans to attend this fall. He injured his ankle trying to do some cross-training his high school trainer recommended. So, now we’re exploring his therapy...
Watch and Learn

Watch and Learn

Dear Coach Bryant, I never imagined my daughter’s college application season might occur during a pandemic. She is supposed to sign November 11 to play college field hockey, but we have no idea whether to sign – or where she should go to play her beloved sport. It...
Amy Bryant: Coach at Heart

Amy Bryant: Coach at Heart

I am a coach at heart. For the past 20 years (and counting), I have coached the women’s tennis team at Emory University. While I truly love the sport, what really motivates me are the relationships I form with my players. It is a gift to work with such ambitious and...
Spring Broken

Spring Broken

A Season Lost…but Perspective Gained I’d thought I’d seen everything in my 20-plus years of coaching. But last week I navigated entirely new waters. Traveling with my team on one of our season highlights — the spring break trip to Florida — I felt...