attributes of a good sports coach

… attributes have been identified that athletes between the ages of 12 and 20 look for in their coaches. …

Mas Watanabe1. Competence.
2. Approachability.
3. Fairness and Consistency
4. Confidence
5. Motivation
6. Personal Concern
7. Support

That’s from Psychology and Gymnastics by Drs. Joe and Sue Massimo, as quoted on Gym Momentum.

related – USA Gymnastics Code of Ethics

Mark Folger
has a related post too, talking about a student he struggled with early in his (teaching) career – DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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