Take 5 minutes to re-connect with your purpose as a coach

I've been checking in and talking with coaches who are in the middle of their seasons. One asked me a great question - somewhat rhetorically..., "If coaching is what I'm really supposed to be doing, why is it so dang hard?" 

It's easy to get bogged down in the day to day - in anything we do in life. No matter what job we have or what profession we're in, it's typical to get to a place where things are just...hard!

Here are three ways to re-connect with your purpose as a coach.

1. Reflect on your STORY

What's your coaching story? What was the initial spark that led you to become a coach? Every coach I know has their own personal story about how they got into coaching. They often share similar threads:

  1. To make a difference in the lives of others…
  2. To give back to a sport...
  3. To use athletics to teach bigger lessons
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