MONDAY, AUG 15, 2011
via Coach Dawn Writes:
I can’t imagine you’d take the time to read this blog if you weren’t fired up about being a coach. I’m sure you are a fabulous coach who knows how to motivate your players to excel.
Then there are the other coaches. The whispers conspiratorially bad coaches.
I’m sure you’re wondering what exactly constitutes a bad coach. Well, I read this great article over at bnet.com called 5 Bad Bosses and thought I’d bring it over here and put a coach spin on it. If you fall into one of these five categories, I think it’s time to change some things up!
5 Signs You Might Be A Bad Coach
Are you vague? If your answer to one of your players’ request for feedback on their playing ability is to tell them they need to “get better”, then you might be a bad coach. I’m sure they realize, based on their time spent riding the bench, that they need to get better. Our job, as coaches, is to give our athletes one or two concrete things that they can do in order to become a better player...
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