The true wisdom of a coach is often gained in years of games won and lost – real life experiences. While we can provide tips & tricks to help you get started, or to perfect your technique, much of the art of coaching will be gained on the field and in the gym.
Because you can’t be everywhere all of the time, we recommend finding wisdom from others who have been in your shoes. Below are some blog and forum recommendations for high school coaches that we have found to be full of wisdom that you can put to use. Engage with the contributors and consider contributing questions yourself within one of the coaching forums or blogs listed below.
Do you have a favorite coaching blog that we’ve missed? Contact us to suggest one!
- Institute for Sport Coaching:
The Institute aims to develop and nurture professional, intercollegiate, interscholastic and youth sport coaches capable. The blog provides tips and strategies coaches can implement to help provide a rich sports experience.
- Wayne Goldsmith Coaching:
Wayne Goldsmith, a business, life and sports coach offers guidance, advice and actionable tips on coaching in youth sports.
- Proactive Coaching:
A blog by coaching consultant Bruce Brown, offering coaching advice and strategies.
- Inside Youth Sports:
Inside Youth Sports is a sports parent and coaching blog that examines how to better achieve an enjoyable, rewarding outcome in the youth sports experience.
- Changing the Game Project:
The Changing the Game Project is to working to return youth sports to children, and to put the “play” back in “play ball”. The blog is filled with information and resources coaches and parents need to make sports a healthy, positive, and rewarding experience for their children, and their whole family.