Here are some more of the roles that coaches play in part two of this article.
The Role of the Coach as a Planner
The coach must have the ability to analyze and plan every minute spent on the field, the track, the court, or in the pool. Every effective coach must have definite aims and objectives and meet the needs of each player on the team. Effective planning is the ability to transfer your plans to practices and games. Successful coaches should never depend on trial and error. The coach must be able to make yearly plans, off season plans, pre season plans, season plans, practice plans, game plans, meetings, trips, scouting, budgets, clinics, and workshops. Coaches have a saying, “If you fail to plan, you should plan to fail.”