You don't always need to have meetings with your players. Sometimes all that matters is that they know you're available.
A real challenge faced by former players who get into coaching is developing the realization that your players aren't you.
We want to encourage players to take chances in order to help them grow and develop, but how do we handle them making the inevitable errors?
Some coaches wonder if they should share stats with their players. A more important consideration is how they use and talk about them.
If we want our players to get the most out of training they must understand what we want from them and get useful, specific feedback.
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.
Here's my advice for being successful coaching the current generation of athletes. It's pretty simple and to the point - and hopefully not a big surprise.
Here, according to an athlete, are five ways coaches can be more effective communicators, get more out of their teams, and be better role models.