Posts Tagged 'Athletic Director'

9 Tips to Make Sports Parents Your Ally

The following is an excerpt from the new book: Control Your Off the Field Concerns: Proven Remedies for Coaches and Athletic Directors to Solve Your Toughest Challenges.

With COVID adding to the stress of families, you can be sure when athletics resume sports parents are going to be more on edge than ever.

Your coaches often indicate parents interfere with, rather than facilitate, their coaching. This is an unfortunate situation as parents have a powerful impact on players. Considering this, it ...

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5 Considerations Before Suspending or Disciplining Athletes

The following is an excerpt from the new book: Control Your Off the Field Concerns: Proven Remedies for Coaches and Athletic Directors to Solve Your Toughest Challenges

Keeping your athletes in line can sometimes be a challenge. When they violate team rules, getting them back on track is one of the unpleasant aspects of coaching that must to be done.

 Clear and direct communication is essential in this process. Here are five aspects of discipline to consider and potential pitfalls to avoid.

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Best Responses to Upset Sports Parents

The following is an excerpt from the new book: Control Your Off the Field Concerns: Proven Remedies for Coaches and Athletic Directors to Solve Your Toughest Challenges.

Consider this scenario. It wasn’t the best game your team ever played. And before you can turn to them to try to smooth over the loss, you are confronted with an irate, in your face, father (or occasionally a mother). In language too salty for a marine drill sergeant, you are given a ...

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