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Garner Little League

Coaching Resources

One of the most important things any youth coach can do is to maintain a positive attitude.  Below are some tips and resources available to coaches to help them be successful on and off the field.

  • Bring energy and enthusiasm to practices and games
  • Limit Yelling
  • Celebrate successes (individual & team) and teach from failures
  • Utilize other coaches for new ideas and share experiences
  • What you may lack in knowledge, make up for with enthusiasm, desire and passion
  • Be a role model for your athletes
  • Steal ideas from other sports and adapt/improve them
  • Communicate – clearly, concisely, calmly, constructively, consistently and cleverly
  • Delegate, delegate, delegate, give assistant coaches and parents responsibility
  • Remember to have fun, this should be fun for the players and coaches alike
  • Be flexible in your methods and approach
  • Take responsibility for your own effectiveness
  • Players listen when the coaches listen to them
  • Demonstrate, explain, demonstrate again, practice and give constructive feedback
  • Concentrate on performance not the outcome
  • The below websites are useful to find coaching tips and videos


Garner Little League

PO Box 1026 
Garner, North Carolina 27529

Phone: 919-779-2499
Email: [email protected]

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