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  • The Matheny Manifesto: A Young Manager’s Old-School Views on Success in Sports and Life by Mike Matheny
  • Legacy: What the All Blacks Can Teach us About the Business of Life by James Kerr
  • Training Camp: What the Best do Better Than Everyone Else by Jon Gordon
  • How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Over-Parenting Trap and Prepare Your Kids for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims
  • Breaking Away: A Harrowing True Story of Resilience, Courage and Triumph by Patrick O’Sullivan
  • Wooden on Leadership by John Wooden
  • The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
  • The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work and Team with Positive Energy by Jon Gordon
  • The Hard Hat: 21 Ways to be a Great Teammate by Jon Gordon
  • Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable by Tim Grover
  • Chop Wood, Carry Water by Joshua Medcalf
  • To Chase A Dream: A Soccer Championship, An Unlikely Hero and A Journey That Re-Defined Winning by Paul “Whitey” Kapsalis and Ted Gregory
  • WINNER: Any Given Monday: Sports Injuries and How to Prevent Them for Athletes, Parents, and Coaches – Based on My Life in Sports Medicine by Dr. James Andrews
  • In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day by Mark Batterson
  • Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain by John Ratey
  • WINNER: InSideOut Coaching: How Sports Can Transform Lives by Joe Ehrmann
  • Coaching with Heart: Taoist Wisdom to Inspire, Empower, and Lead in Sports & Life by Dr Jerry Lynch
  • The Championship Formula: How to Transform Your Team Into a Dynasty by Jack Stark
  • Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’’t by Simon Sinek
  • Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian’s Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive by Laura Hillenbrand
  • The Champion’s Mind: How Great Athletes Think, Train, and Thrive by Dr Jim Afremow
  • Burn Your Goals: The Counter Cultural Approach to Achieving Your Greatest Potential by Joshua Medcalf
  • Until It Hurts by Mark Hyman
  • The Most Expensive Game in Town by Mark Hyman
  • Positive Pushing by Dr. Jim Taylor
  • Encyclopedia of Sports Parenting by Dan Doyle and Deborah Burch
  • Sports Parenting Edge by Rick Wolff
  • 101 Ways to be a Terrific Sports Parent by Joel Fish
  • Coaching with Heart by Dr. Jerry Lynch
  • Boys Adrift by Dr. Leonard Sax
  • How Children Succeed by Paul Tough
  • Wooden by Seth Davis
  • The Champions Mind by Dr. Jim Afremow
  • The Goldmine Effect by Rasmus Ankersen
  • Practice Perfect by Doug Lemov
  • Raising Your Game by Ethan J. Skolnick
  • The Messiah Method by Michael Zigarelli
  • Mindset by Dr. Carol Dweck
  • 12 Huge Mistakes Parents Can Avoid by Dr. Tim Elmore
  • Generation iY by Dr. Tim Elmore
  • Artificial Maturity by Dr. Tim Elmore
  • Athletes Wanted by Chris Krause