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I'm Betsy

As a coach and communication specialist, I work with individuals ready to improve and teams of all kinds – from the locker room to the boardroom.

Hi there!

I'm Betsy

As a coach and communication specialist, I work with individuals ready to improve and teams of all kinds – from the locker room to the boardroom.

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Connecting With Your Team: Questions to Ask in Your 1:1 Meetings

Download 20 questions designed to facilitate greater connection and understanding during your pre-season and mid-season individual meetings.

Kind words from great clients

"l have known Betsy for over 15 years and she is the quintessential coach; intelligent, hard working, trustworthy and motivated. Her excellent communication skills paired with her positive energy allows her to work dynamically with others. The Championship Communication workshop she did with our team was fantastic and serves as a continual touchpoint for our program."

Tara VanDerveer

Head Coach and Hall of Fame inductee, Stanford Women's Basketball

"I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Betsy as a coach, friend, colleague, and now professional. Her dynamic presentation style is both informative and engaging and one that makes everyone in the room feel alive. Betsy can seamlessly transform the art of communication into many “Ah-ha’s” whether it be with a team of athletes or a group of executives."

Megan Kahn

Vice President of Women's Basketball at the Big Ten Conference

"I’m always looking for that 1% edge to get the best out of my team and we got that in working with Betsy. Her playing and coaching background facilitated an instant ease of connection with my players and staff. She’s the best listener I’ve encountered and was able to observe our practice and give real-time feedback without being a distraction. And by no means was this a one time workshop. She checks in throughout the season to see how I’m doing which shows the investment she’s made in myself and my program."

Tamara Inoue

Head Coach, UC Irvine Women’s Basketball

"Betsy is both a strategist and an artist when it comes to possibility thinking. In moving through the transition from what is to what might be, she utilizes the art of inquiry with the skills of imagination and innovation to assist individuals in discovering new adventures. With Betsy, the message and the messenger are beautifully aligned which brings a depth of authenticity to everything she offers. "

Marlene Bjousnard

Retired Executive Director, WeCOACH

"Betsy’s authenticity, intuitive mind, compassion and overall commitment to facilitating and supporting my journey are what enabled me to realize my growth. Through her expert guidance, | pushed myself to the next level of me. | am forever grateful for the opportunity to have worked with Betsy."

Katie McGann

Associate Athletic Director, UC San Diego

"Communication is one of the skills I truly value, and Betsy nailed how important this is to any relationship. Her tips were on point and she gave real-world examples we could relate to as coaches. I can’t wait to add some of her tools for connecting to our coaches’ and student-athletes’ toolbox!"

Amy Bokker

Head Coach, The Ohio State University
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Meet The Coaches' Coach

Meet Betsy Butterick, aka “The Coaches’ Coach”, a seasoned pro who utilizes the transformative power of communication to help build high-performing teams. As a former coach, Betsy understands that “chemistry” is more than a buzzword – it is the result of genuine connection, and at its core lies effective communication.

 

In her role as “The Coaches’ Coach,” Betsy meets individuals where they are and supports their growth and evolution. As a Communication Specialist, she works collaboratively to enhance communication effectiveness and drive positive change at every level. Betsy has the exceptional ability to connect with diverse audiences, and as a facilitator and educator, she offers a professional, playful, and people-centric approach to learning and development.

 

A life-long athlete, Betsy grew up playing all sports and was a competitive basketball player (and fairly awful golfer) at the collegiate level. She now spends her time with her family, hiking, biking, practicing yoga, chasing sunsets, and in constant pursuit of the perfect breakfast burrito

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These ACT (Active Communication Technique) videos are 3-minutes or less and designed to give you something you can do today to improve the way we communicate and connect with each other.

If you’ve wondered…

How can I make everyone on my team understand the value of their role?

How can I give feedback in a way that leaves people more open to receiving it?

How can I ask for what I want in a way that entices others to say, "yes"?

Use the ACT videos for your own growth and development or use them with your team to improve the quality of communication within your program.

Whether you’re a coach, leader, educator, parent, or simply someone looking to become more intentional about your communication, these quick hits are for you!

Tune into these popular videos

ACT 40: “Before you tell, ask.”

Here’s a way to increase engagement and streamline communication whether you’re speaking to one person or an audience of hundreds

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ACT 38: “Owning your role.”

All you need is a pen and a little imagination to do this memorable exercise on the power of owning your role within a team.

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ACT 34: “What We Permit, We Promote.”

Learn about the 4 R’s and how you can use them to start enforcing the rules regardless of how long you’ve let things slip or slide.

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Bringing Championship Communication to Coaches

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Connecting With Your Team: Questions to Ask in Your 1:1 Meetings

Download 20 questions designed to facilitate greater connection and understanding during your pre-season and mid-season individual meetings.

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Betsy Butterick

Betsy Butterick is a coach and communication specialist working with individuals ready to improve and teams of all kinds – from the locker room to the boardroom.

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