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Jack Perconte

Youth Sports Coach Tip - Delegate

When I began coaching, I wanted everything to be perfect. I believed the only way this would happen was if I did everything. Before long, I was completely overwhelmed, which made things far from perfect. youth sports, managing all aspects takes energy and time. Coaches must prepare for and manage games. Additionally, they organize practices, make schedules, and get fields ready. They have to communicate with the coaching staff, deal with player and parent issues, and handle their own child on the team. That can feel like a full-time job, but it’s volunteer work added to your regular workload. As odd as it sounds, when coaches do too much, they have less time to devote to their athletes. Coaching responsibilities can take too much time away from other parts of life, too.
 
 
It’s not uncommon for coaches with too many roles to lose perspective, have personality changes, and burn out from trying to do everything. You must delegate tasks and trust others.
 
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