21 Things Coaches Should Do

  1. Resist the pressure to conform
  2. Keep it simple
  3. Be an inspiration to others
  4. Put the fun back into the game
  5. Listen more… Talk less
  6. Surround yourself with people who will challenge you
  7. Embrace the digital revolution
  8. Be fearless
  9. Abandon the unnecessary
  10. Be original… Be daring
  11. Be receptive to change
  12. Develop fresh perspectives for the game
  13. Recognize talent and respect it
  14. Welcome criticism
  15. Tell the truth
  16. Coach the team… Lead the program
  17. Take responsibility for your decisions
  18. Be a servant leader
  19. Allow “star” players to be great
  20. Establish relationships with influential people
  21. Become the coach everyone wants to play for