About Coach Reed
Coach Reed is the Founder of Raising Excellence, a digital and live coaching development platform for those who coach, teach, and influence children focused on developing stronger communication skills, creating highly effective learning environments, and helping coaches unlock individual, everyday excellence in their athletes.
Coach Reed is also the co-creator of Positive Discipline Tools for Coaches with Dr. Jane Nelsen, and Co-founder of the GO! Raise Excellence Think Tank to Improve Youth Sports.
With 30 years experience as an educator/coach and Master's degrees in both Sport Psychology and Early Childhood Education, Reed offers a wealth of practical and science-based experience to help coaches and others lead athletes to excel in and beyond sports.
Since the release of his TEDx talk “Echoes Beyond the Game”, he has become a trusted educator and adviser to sports organizations worldwide. Reed’s unique gifts are creating passion and purpose in others and distilling complex theories into understandable and easily implementable practices.
He has presented over 100 presentations, webinars, workshops, and keynotes across 5 continents and at least 150 countries in the last 3 years on topics ranging from helping children develop more resilient brains, effectively engaging parents, the art of transformative coaching, and more.
In recent months he has partnered with US Sailing, Soccer Shots, USA Hockey, and Ontario Volleyball to develop stronger coaching curricula, create mentor programs, and design long-term coaching development programs for their members.
He is on a mission to create echoes beyond the game and serve a million coaches who will be #RaisingExcellence in every child, every day.