A wise coach once told me to allow my assistant coaches to coach. “What’s the point of having them if you don’t let them do anything”................ trust me a very valuable lesson on trusting your assistants.
Remember this “A head coach is only as good as their assistants."
Elite Level Player (ELP) vs Non Elite Level Player (NELP)
ELP - Takes criticism well vs. NELP - Doesn't take criticism well
ELP - Plays hard all the time vs. NELP - Doesn't play hard all the time
ELP - Works on his weaknesses vs. NELP - Works on his strengths
ELP - Challenges himself to get better every day vs. NELP- Already thinks he good
ELP - About winning and accomplishing teams goals 1st vs. NELP
ELP - Wants to accomplish personal goals 1st
ELP - Great teammate wants everyone to succeed vs. NELP - bad teammate wants all the glory for himself
ELP - Coachable when things are not going well vs. NELP - Not coachable when things are not going well
ELP - Knows he need to get better to play at the next level vs. NELP - Thinks hes already prepared for the next level
ELP - Comes in early to work and leaves late vs. NELP - Comes in late with excuses and leaves early
ELP - Knows he needs his team to be successful vs. NELP - Thinks his team is only successful because of him
WHICH PLAYER ARE YOU??
SINCERELY EVERY COACH IN AMERICA!!!