Coaching philosophy

Coaching philosophy

Jeff Mitchell – Community Sport Advisor – Sport Auckland

It can be challenging being a coach. You are constantly being asked to make decisions which impact not only yourself but also your athletes and your team. You need to find a balance between player development and winning, and you need to meet the needs of your athletes. Doing these effectively, in a consistent manner, requires that you are clear on your coaching philosophy.

This article looks at what a coaching philosophy is, why you need to have one written down, how you write one, and how you then use it. Continue reading