When most of us think of great coaches, the picture that frequently comes to mind is that of tough, no nonsense “field generals” screaming at players, officials, and opponents. Vince Lombardi, John Wooden, or Joe Torre, for instance.
But this is only one aspect of coaching. As fans we usually don’t see famous coaches acting as teachers during practice sessions, and getting their players to buy in to new ideas, techniques, and strategies with a goal of constant improvement.
One of the most essential qualities of effective coaching is that it’s highly collaborative. Collaboration is key to transferring the heavy lifting of changing behaviors ... Read More