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April 7th, 2019

Limiting Parental Problems

One of the best ways to prevent conflicts between parents and coaches is to develop a proactive plan on two levels: getting your parents involved with the team, and having a plan in place for when a problem occurs. Read More...

April 6th, 2019

Shared Team Leadership

A coach usually places the duties of being a team leader in the hands of one or two young people who may or may not be ready to fully handle this critical responsibility. Here's a unique way to spread captain responsibilities among a group rather than one or two individuals. Read More...

March 31st, 2019

What it Means to Be a Role Model

The moment you accept a high school coaching position, you automatically become a role model. It isn’t up for debate and there are no exceptions. The following are some aspects or elements you should integrate into your philosophy. Read More...

March 31st, 2019

Coaching Humans

Even in today's world of technology and ways to measure performance with data, this strength coach believes that training sessions and tracking progress should be based on the principle that "athletes are humans.” Read More...

March 24th, 2019

A Rubric for Evaluating Coaches

Before they develop their first practice plan, coaches should know exactly what they are expected to achieve. Athletic directors need to make it clear to their coaches how they will be evaluated. One school uses a Rubric for evaluation—one which all coaches should follow. Read More...