A coach plays a key role in an athletes’ entourage. The quality of the relationship between a coach and the athlete has a crucial effect on the athlete's satisfaction, motivation and performance.
Finding A Coach
Your coach should be your teacher, mentor, counsellor and protector of your health and integrity. Here are some tips on choosing the right coach for you.
Qualities Of A Great Coach
A good coach is positive, enthusiastic, supportive, trusting, focused, goal-oriented, knowledgeable, observant, respectful, patient and a clear communicator.
ICCE International Sport Coaching Framework
The International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE) and the Association for Summer Olympic International Federations have prepared a framework to recognize and support the role of coaches at all levels of sport across the globe.