Week 1 – Assignment: Components of Successful Coaching
Write a paper in which you address your coaching objectives. Take a few moments after you have read the assigned chapters and consider the following questions:
What are your personal objectives for coaching?
What priority do you give to winning, having fun, and helping athletes develop physically, psychologically and socially?
What are the external (administrative, parental, athlete and societal) objectives for sports programs?
Are your objectives compatible with these pressures?
How do you go about reconciling any tensions between the various forces?
How has your concept of successful coaching changed over time?
Length: 5-7 pages; minimum of 3 scholarly resources required.
Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.