One thing I hear from coaches all the time is that their team is struggling because of a 'lack of leadership'.
I ask them what they mean by that phrase 'lack of leadership'.
They often talk about team captains who aren't doing their job "because they're afraid to hold people accountable" or a few of their seniors have "checked out...just biding their time until their done."
"Okay," I respond..."so, what about the rest of your team? What's the leadership like on the rest of your team?"
This question usually stumps them. Because most coaches are only thinking about their team captains or seniors when they think about leadership.Read More