Writing A Book

Writing A Book 12 NOVEMBER, 2019 Before getting started writing a book, I think it takes two things: motivation and passion. I say motivation first because obviously, you have to want to do it. There needs to be an intrinsic motivation to share your experiences and...

Advice To My Younger Self

Advice to My Younger Self 15 OCTOBER, 2019 I know I’m dating myself here, but I’m 46 years old and I’ve been coaching since I was 25. There’s a lot to be learned over the course of 20 years, and my whole goal of Pat Ivey Performance is to give coaches a resource using...

Misconceptions

Misconceptions 1 OCTOBER, 2019 If you were to ask me, or any of my college teammates about our Strength Coaches, you’d hear a few truths but far more embellishments. Did they live up to these stories and do things that seemed superhuman? Absolutely!  The truth is...

Behind the Whistle

Behind the Whistle 23 JULY, 2019 Well, I had plans to write about an awesome Conference I attended over the weekend in San Antonio, TX. It’s called the Behind the Whistle Symposium put on by the future Drs. Will and Lizette Goodloe. But Instead I’ve been busy trying...

Alton Ivey

Alton Ivey 11 June, 2019 A lot of pride accompanies the last name ‘Ivey’ and I’d like to tell you how I learned about it. My father, Alton Ivey, is from rural Georgia about 90 minutes south of Atlanta. True to that area, he comes from a large family with many brothers...

Alma Ivey

Alma Ivey 14 MAY, 2019 My mom, Alma Ivey, was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. She was the daughter ofArthur and Ruth Murphy and the oldest of 8 siblings. Her father was a former military man in the Army and her mother retired as a school Cafeteria Chef. I call...