These are some of the books that have influenced our program and may help you understand the importance of our training.

Carnegie's timeless classic explains the fundamentals for genuinely interacting with other people for mutual benefit and enjoyment.
How to Win Friends and Influence People
This book explains the 52 common elements that lead to mastery in any discipline and is a foundational text for Goodwin Davis.
The Little Book of Talent
Influence explains the unseen forces that are acting upon you during decision making and is one of the most insightful books you'll ever read.
Covey's masterpiece provides 7 concrete philosophies to use as a guide to successfully navigate life.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
The Defining Decade explains why decisions and actions taken in our twenties have a disproportionally high impact on the quality of the rest of our lives.
The Defining Decade
The Compound Effect is a foundational text for Goodwin Davis. It demonstrates how tiny, imperceptible actions done consistently over time can lead to massive improvements.
The Compound Effect
Peak is the story behind the 10,000 hour rule and how to use the power of Deliberate Practice.
This book explains the difference between the Fixed Mindset and Growth Mindset.


These are videos will help you gain a clearer understanding of our purpose and the potential outcomes.

Meg Jay explains why 30 is not the new 20, and how important it is to act accordingly.
Meg Jay
Sir Ken Robinson is one of the most respected minds in the field of education reform, and here is one of his most famous TED Talks.
Ken Robinson

Terms of Participation

Goodwin Davis exists to push players out of their comfort zone in pursuit of personal excellence.
Players will experience an atmosphere of limitless possibilities and high performance and must be prepared to face that challenge.

Player Terms

  • I will show up to practice
  • I will do the work
  • I will be independent
  • I will be accountable
  • I will face my own challenges
  • I will solve my own problems

Parent Terms

  • I will support the program
  • I will promote independence for my players
  • I understand discomfort is integral to growth
  • I will treat players and coaches respectfully
  • I will be patient with the process
  • I will participate when possible

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