The science of coaching is critical and coaches must have a solid understanding of the technical aspects of volleyball. However, much of coaching success lies in the areas outside of x's and o's and on the court execution. It involves the art of coaching. This workshop will provide coaches the strategies they need to improve in this area of coaching. Specific topics to be addressed include strategies for establishing credibility as a coach, effective communication and motivation techniques, sound practices for handing disciplinary situations and the ability to balance accountability and empathy.
1. Participants will have an opportunity to reflect on their coaching style and philosophy.
2. Participants will define success for themselves as a coach and how that impacts their coaching.
3. Participants will have specific strategies to make them more effective communicators, motivators and leaders.