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What Is Over Coaching And How Can We Prevent It?

August 22nd, 2016

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Tweet What is over coaching? Excessive input from the coach while the players are playing in such a way that the coach’s input becomes debilitating to the player’s ability to perform to the best of her ability and stifles her development. In short, the coach is playing instead of the player, making all of her […]


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13 Tips for New Sports Parents

June 9th, 2016

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Tweet The role that parents play in the life of a athlete has a tremendous impact on their experience. With this in mind, we have taken some time to write down some helpful reminders for all of us as we approach the upcoming season. 1. Let the coaches coach: Leave the coaching to the coaches. This […]


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A Guide to Dealing with Pushy Parents

June 2nd, 2016

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Tweet So you volunteered your time this year to coach someone else’s child; an act that most parents will appreciate and thank you for. However there will likely be some that won’t see it this way, and blinded by their love of their child, won’t understand why their son or daughter isn’t playing the crunch […]


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The Pre-Season Meeting

May 31st, 2016

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Tweet It is very important to have a pre-season meeting with both parents and players. This is your opportunity to set out your coaching philosophy (including your plans for the team as a whole and your approach to player development). This is also your chance to explain team rules in a non-confrontational setting (before any […]


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