How Do You Continue To Grow As A Coach?

Have you ever thought to yourself how amazing the coaching profession would be…if you didn’t have any difficult athletes, staff, or administrators to deal with?

Coaching is 90% how you relate to people and how they relate to you.

To be able to be relatable you have to understand yourself first. 

Plenty of coaches “hide” behind the X’s and the O’s. They think that tactics and fundamentals are the most important things and they really don’t want to even deal with other “stuff”.  

I believe it's the other “stuff” that makes a coach great!

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How you can go from a good coach to a great coach

Who pops into your head first when I ask you to think of someone who is great at what they do? (This could be anyone. It doesn't matter what profession they're in, what role they play, or what their title is...)

  • Who did you think of who stands out?
  • What is it that makes them stand out?
  • What do they do to elevate themselves from good to great?

Research suggests that being an expert in sport is way down on the list of what's really important for coaches.  (If you have access to YouTube you can learn almost anything you need to know these days!) 

Plenty of coaches “hide” behind the X’s and the O’s...because they don’t want to deal with the other “stuff”.  I believe it's the other “stuff” that makes a coach great!

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