3 Coaches

Don’t feel like that at all…we’re not fighting any wars in Iraq, it’s sports … It’s for serious… it’s for pride lol but the only reason your still out there today (me too)… Cause it’s a game, and you enjoy it and it was or still Is fun!! It’s cliché but forgotten… I just feel like there’s three types of coaches: 1. Tries to influence players to make decisions that are in his best interest through coercion, guilt or subliminal / passive aggressive threats. This coach hasn’t lost since 99..unless you count that game of by far the worst refs we had all year. This coach makes sure you can hear him loud and clear on the other sidelines, and understands that if his players don’t hate at least 30 min of practice, it’s not productive… all the football playing parents will fully support his drill sargent approach as long as he keeps winning those back to back to back rec league championships. 2, either “whatever” idc or loves to sensationalize mediocre achievements, they embrace (even celebrate failure)… Almost ALWAYS day late, dollar short.. didn’t lose the last one JUST ran out of time! Lol THIS coach prefers to end his U10 season a with Grammy style speech @ Pizza Hut that must include the phrases “we spread out and pass it” and “would not believe how far the seams come together [6 wk ago]”… he knows that parents will eat this up… and his credibility and klout going out will be going out on sky high note. Coach 3: Wants “us” to be successful, knows his players learning is transparent, Is prepared engaged & empathetic… is fair, consistent and guides discovery vs. pup petting. Knows being vulnerable , communicating openly / transparent, is effective to motivating and inspiring players to know your in it for them. has the vision for the process (long term success, when he’s no longer a benefactor), believes in accountability, initiative and loves to be loved and loves to be hated, don’t let praise or criticism get to you too much, it’s weak to get too caught up in either one…