Double-Goal Coach Job Description
A Double-Goal Coach strives to win, and more importantly, to teach life lessons through sports.
Good coaches get players into the game.
Bulldozer parents push problems out of their kids way, which means kids can't learn to cope with struggle.
Fountains, according to Griffin, are leaders that make those around them better, and drains suck the energy.
Assess the current culture as if you were a brand new family entering the program for the first time.
Share this letter with players' parents/guardians to establish expectations. También en español.
Working Mother-Coaches in Youth Sport: Beyond the Worker-Mother Identity
Mothers already have interpersonal qualities required for effective coaching that is less natural for others.
Greg Dale: Playing For A Coach Who Never Admits They Are Wrong
The best coaches take the blame when things go wrong, and give athletes credit when things go right.
How Coaches Can Learn Quickly When Put In A New Coaching Position
One of the things I’ve noticed that truly great coaches have in common is that they are insatiable learners.
How Positive Team Chemistry Starts In The Locker Room
Terry Porter shares that all great teams come together in the locker room before succeeding on the court.
4 Ways Assistant Coaches Can Help Their Head Coach Be More Positive
Talk to the coach in private during a calm time to let him know how his behavior affects you and the players.
Athletes Remember Life Lessons And Experiences More Than They Do Winning
Spurs Exec R.C. Buford on what former athletes reflect on when looking back at their sports experience.
Learning "Human Skills" Also Makes You A Better Athlete
Sports teach for life lessons. But this golf coach suggests life lessons make you better at your sport too.