As coaches we are performers just as our athletes are. Too many of us, though, don't do what we need to do to be our best.
A mistake I often see coaches make is providing players with instructions for a drill or game, then providing feedback on everything but.
Lack of cultural awareness and sensitivity is risky, as a member of the volleyball community recently found out. Best not to be in that kind of situation.
All kinds of biases and discriminatory factors can influence hiring decisions. Not all of them are negative, but they do require fairness and honesty.
I've accepted an offer to take over the men's and women's volleyball teams at Medaille College, an NCAA Division III school in Buffalo, NY.
Here's a list of coaching qualities we should be looking to develop and expand upon if we want to be the best coaches we can be.
A study of coaches out of Norway provides some interesting observations about where coaches focus their development and how they improve themselves.
Every coach can learn from John Wooden. In this video he shares some of his philosophy, especially around the difference between succeeding and winning.