What can an assistant coach do when the head coach's negativity is having a detrimental influence on individual and team performance?
A good assistant coach does more than help run practices and track things during matches. They help keep the head coach pointed in the right direction.
If you're an assistant coach it is pretty much inevitable that you will have a disagreement with the head coach at some point. Here's how to handle it.
Loyalty, anticipating the head coaches needs, and not just agreeing with everything the head coach says are three keys to being a good assistant coach.
I was once told about a case of assistant coaches bad-mouthing the head coach in a way that got back to the players. Totally unprofessional.
There are lots of responsibilities in running a volleyball team or program. We can't do it all ourselves, so we need to learn to get help and delegate.