ON THE FIELD
- Implement the expected style of play but adapt it to player and team needs. Adjustment to the opponent and certain game situations determines whether we take on a different strategic approach.
- Implement the expected style of play but adapt it to player and team needs. Adjusting to the opponent also determines when we vary the style.
- Encourage risks.
- Let players express themselves.
- Guided Discovery and do not “Direct Coach.”
- Convey message in a respectful manner.
- Positive but firm. Careful not to over praise.
- Coaches paint a clear picture of what is needed technically and tactically.
- Demeanor that referees, opposing coaches, and parents respect.
- Coaches willing and capable to work with various age groups and levels.
- Humble and open minded coaches.
- Coaches who have a growth mindset and are accountable.
BEYOND THE FIELD
- Ability to present our philosophy, goals, and objectives clearly to parents and administrators.
- Communicate player progress and suggestions to parents and players.
- Coaches that continuously seek additional credentials and licensing.
Expectations above are continuously assessed throughout the season and if they are not at the club’s standards, coaches could be reappointed or removed at any point.