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January 9th, 2016

Selecting your Squad

Determining who makes your team and who does not is obviously a necessary aspect of coaching, but it can also be a difficult, unpleasant task. The following are a few practical suggestions to make the process a little more positive and bearable for the athletes. And when there are fewer problems with those trying out, there should be less stress for you. Read More...

December 30th, 2015

Coaching with “Attitude”

To get the most out of athletes, at any level, coaches must coach with the right attitude. Your attitude as a coach is far more important than any of the responsibilities you have as a coach. Read More...

December 29th, 2015

Locker Room Supervision

It is a coach's responsibility to supervise the locker room. What could go wrong? Just about everything from injuries due to horseplay, hazing, vandalism and theft to mention a few. Sure, this is an unglamorous task, but it has to be done. Read More...

December 7th, 2015

A Gameplan for Risk Management

There a different type of game plan that coaches need to implement: a defensive strategy to lower the chance of injuries and the likelihood of a coach being blamed for it. This plan involves an ongoing commitment that should take place in-season or out-of-season, on the field and off. Read More...

December 6th, 2015

The Importance of Keeping Parents Informed

Effectively communicating with the parents of athletes and keeping them informed can be as important as anything that a coach does. The following represent a few items that you will want to efficiently communicate to parents who need to know. Read More...