I Look At My Future Coaching Philosophy

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Throughout my life, I have played on dozens upon dozens of sports teams. From parks and rec baseball when I was a young boy to varsity basketball my senior year of high school, I have had lots of coaches that all affected me in some way. While I was blessed to have very positive and well rounded coaches most of my athletic career, I also had some unfavorable coaches. When I look at my future coaching philosophy, I’m hoping to take a lot from the many past coaches that made significant impacts on me, as well as learn from the mistakes that some of my coaches made. As a coach, my goals for a season will be more than just wins and losses. As great as winning is, there is nothing more important than the improvement of each individual player both as both a player and a person. At the end of each season, I’m hoping that I will be able to look at each player on my team and know that I gave an effort to work with them on being a better player and person. Obviously, at the end of the day, the players have to want to be better people and players, as you can’t force it upon them. Sometimes the best way to do that is by being a really good example, so much so that’s its apparent to your players. As a player for much of my life, I know I noticed the little things with my coaches. Whether it be them keeping things positive when things weren’t going great, making sure everyone was keeping their grades up, or even just keeping a clean mouth and not going off on players and officials when
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