What follows is a series of guidelines for handling 10 common situations that occur in coaching. Research conducted with players shows that if they have coaches who follow the guidelines listed below, the players generally:
1. Enjoy playing more,
2. like their teammates more,
3. rate their coaches as more knowledgeable,
4. feel their coaches are better teachers, and
5. have a greater desire to play for their coaches in the future
You may agree or disagree with the guidelines. However, it is what the experts (the players) say about successful coaches.