Are you asking the RIGHT questions when it comes to the challenges in your youth sports program? Clarifying queries can be the difference between struggling through obstacles or landing on the perfect solution.Read more
About: David Benzel
Founder of Growing Champions for Life, David helps sports parents and coaches incorporate positivity and persistence into their communication with the young athletes who count on their encouragement and guidance. An eight-time national water skiing champion, five-time national record holder in water ski jumping, former World Championship U.S. Water Ski Team coach, and proud professional sports parent, he understands first-hand the challenges and rewards of competition. His extensive experience as a corporate leadership coach for Nextel, Sprint, Allstate, Balfour Beatty, The Villages and other companies provides David with unique insight into the skills needed to excel in sports, business and life. He brings an athlete's discipline, a coach's inspiration, and a parent's practical experience to his mission to grow not just champion young athletes, but holistically well-rounded individuals equipped for lifelong excellence.
Recent Posts by David Benzel
LOTS of personalities—including your own, the athletes, and their parents—all converge to shape the experience that impacts the entire team.Read more
So how do you EFFECTIVELY keep motivating and pushing athletes to work hard? Try calling on the power of graduated athletes.Read more
Do you remember that moment when you first considered enrolling your child in sports?Read more