Being a great coach is about being a great leader! Here are some tips to remember:
- Lead by Example and be a Great Role Model in and out of cheerleading. This includes sticking to your rules, enforcing grades, how you treat others, the way you carry yourself and how you use your manners ( remember someone is ALWAYS watching ).
- Be a great Listener: It is important to listen to your athletes to understand what they need.
- Be Approachable: Make an effort to get to know EVERYONE on your team and let them know you are here to help them with ANYTHING they need help with.
- Delegate Responsibilities: Remember, you can not do everything and delegating is a great way to get your athletes and team parents involved in the leadership of your team. Responsibilities could include choreography of a new dance, school spirit ideas or fundraising
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