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You want to be the best... here is how to unleash your talent.

You have the physical skills. You know you were meant for more. Spend an hour with me, one day a week, and let me teach you what I have learned by working with some of the best athletes and coaches in the world. 


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200 Coaches were surveyed about what they are reading- here is the list!

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Teach from Overflow.

30 resources that will increase your impact as a coach. 

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James Leath, founder of Unleash the Athlete


James Leath is a mental performance coach and the founder of Unleash the Athlete. With a bachelors in communication, a masters in Performance Psychology, and over 20 years of coaching experience, James teaches leadership, character, and mental residency to elite performers in sport, theater, and business through keynotes, workshops, and online courses.

James has worked for companies like IMG Academy, USA Swimming, Positive Coaching Alliance, American Heart Association, and the Dallas Cowboys. He is currently a mental performance coach for the Chicago Bulls organization and splits his time between Dallas and Chicago. 

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Curriculum available for Coaches to fill their toolbox:

52 Team-Building Activities for Athletes
This course started with 52 activities, but it keeps growing! Coaches all over the world are using them with their teams use to get their minds right, get to know each other, and grow as a team. Click here to learn more.

The Resilient Athlete: 20 Lessons for Coaches to use to Teach Athletes the Mental Game
In this five-part series, you will learn the foundations of sport psychology and offer a framework of understanding for you as the coach to teach to your athletes. Each section has both a mental tool and a mental muscle and includes lesson plans with worksheets and presentation slides for you to edit as you see fit. Click here to learn more.

"We knew James' message would help make an impact for all of our student-athletes and our coaches. We loved every minute that he was able to share with our community. His experience and his philosophy on the purpose of interscholastic athletics, combined with his enthusiastic delivery had an incredible and memorable effect on everyone who was lucky enough to attend his sessions. "

Scott Wagner
Athletic Director, Mid-Pacific

"James spent an entire day with my whole program before the season began and his presence remained with us through the last game of our season. He brought insight, funny stories, and a lot of positive energy and helped create a solid foundation of leadership we continue to build upon. He even spoke to our parents, and they loved him! We will definitely have him back."

Scott Wagner
Head Varsity Basketball Coach, Batavia High School


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I asked 200 coaches two questions:

  1. "What are you reading now?"
  2. "What book do you recommend other coaches read"

I compiled a list and I want to give you the list of books they recommended.