Organizing Your Competition Team

In my previous article, I talked about how to choose the athletes that will represent your gym, and why that’s important to your gym’s success.


Today, I’m going to talk about organizing that competition team. Once you’ve committed to having a team, there’s a lot of work to be done throughout the year to not only make sure they are working as an effective team, but also to ensure that having the team continues to build excitement (and value) for your other members.

Mike, a graduate of Occidental College, spent three years playing for the SCIAC Champion Tigers, graduating with his bachelor’s degree in 2005. In the summer of 2005, Mike spent six months playing professionally in Europe for the Gefle Red Devils of Sweden. Mike also served as the defensive coordinator for the organization’s prep team, as well as the head strength and conditioning coach. Upon his return home, Mike went back to Occidental College to complete his master’s degree and earn his...Read more