Roles and Responsibilities of Sport Coaches Discussion Board

Discuss appropriate and responsible coaching behaviors that may be used when misunderstandings or conflicts occur among players. Are these behaviors appropriate for all interscholastic, collegiate, or professional sport teams, or do they vary, depending on level of sports activities? (Please explain your conclusions.) Be sure to integrate your understanding of the content reading materials, and include literature references and/or anecdotal information to support your opinions. Respond to at least 3 classmates’ posts.

Background Info

Required Reading

Crum, G. (2008). Defensive line techniques and drills from the 43 Defense Part I. Coach & Athletic Director, 77(6), 18–22.

Fletcher, L. L. (2008). Volunteer youth sport coaches: A study of motivation, satisfaction and efficacy. Northcentral University, UMI Publishing.

Marino, G. (2004). Your player’s keeper. Chronical of Higher Education, 50(30).

Szabo, A. (2012). What is the meaning of sport coaching? Sport Scientific & Practical Aspects, 9 (2), 39–45.

Rappaport, R. (1997). To build a winning team: An interview with head coach Bill Walsh. Harvard Business Review, 71(1), 111–120. Retrieved October 2014 from…

Institute for Career Research. (2006). Career As a Sports Coach : High School, College, Pro Leagues Are Expanding in Popularity with Increasing Demand for New Leaders Who Can Produce Winners. Chicago: Institute for Career Research.