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how to be a GREAT coach! Be a great coach (Codes of Behaviour)
•Ensure that equipment and facilities meet safety standards and are appropriate to the age and ability of
•Respect the talent, development stage and goals of each player
•Treat all equally and cater for individual difference based on gender, ethnic origin, religion or ability
•Ensure players enjoy and develop their skills and play by using positive specific and constructive
•Commit to increasing knowledge of sound coaching principles and development stages of young children
•Allow opportunities for players to develop decision making skills
•Be reasonable in demands on player’s time, energy and enthusiasm
•Follow the advice of medics when determining if an injured player is ready to resume playing or not
•Display a professional manner with regard to language, preparation, planning & presentation
•Encourage effort and skill; this will increase self-esteem and self-confidence
•Remember children’s main reason for playing is to have fun!
•Be a role model and ensure players display same qualities
•Encourage players to show respect for opponents, team mates, umpires, officials and spectators.