Basketball on the Edge – Understanding Coach-to-Player (and Player-to-Coach) Roles and Relationships by Stu Singer

The relationship between a player and a coach plays a huge role in the experience of any athlete. A team can succeed or fail based on the player-coach relationships that are developed over time. Both players and coaches must understand the important role they play in making the relationship work. Success is not defined by just wins and losses, but in the overall development of the individual player and the team as a whole.

Although this article is written for coaches and players, there are insights for parents as well. Pay careful attention to the key factor that makes for a successful coach. Ask yourself if your child’s coach displays this factor while coaching. For the parents of young players learn about how players should react to coaching and why that is so important.

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