Adhering to a Great Code of Conduct

Every coach should have a Code of Conduct. If your athletic department doesn’t have one, please consider creating one—or speak with your athletic director about creating one. If you and your athletic department do have a Code of Conduct, considering adding some of the points that have been selected from these four Code of Conducts: Read More...

Compassionate Coaching

Good coaching involves good teaching, and good teaching is based upon caring—which is all about compassion. Because of the very nature of competitive sports, athletes may often fall into a state of distress. Good coaches find ways to ease the burden of players. Here are examples where a display of “Compassionate Coaching” can make all the difference in teaching lifelong lessons to athletes. Read More...

Media Primer

When the media has questions for you, make sure you are prepared with answers that will put your program in the best light. It’s okay to be disappointed after a game. But it’s not okay to say things to the media that put the blame for a loss on the athletes instead of yourself as coach. The following suggestions should help you to avoid miscues when dealing with the media. Read More...
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