When a coach doesn't understand the context in which they're coaching, things tend not to work out very well.
Coaches often think about how players manage themselves during events, but do they think similarly about themselves?
Do coaches tend to think too much? In some cases they do, and in some they don't think enough. The question itself is ironic, of course.
Players spiraling after making errors is a common issue. Are we actually intentially training them on how to avoid that, though?
Memes tend to put the responsibility for good attitude and energy on players, but coaches can influence that a lot.
Do you see failure by your team as an indication of where you can be better, or is it a source of embarrassment or a personal affront?
Here are some interesting things to think about in your coaching coming from sport psychologist Dan Abrahams.
Letting players know when they're doing things right goes a long way toward moving them in the direction you want and sustaining motivation.