At the heart of every successful team lies a beating pulse of positivity, unity, and relentless growth! Wondering how to harness this magic? Here’s your guide to cultivating an awesome team culture!
Discuss success: What does it mean? How would it feel? What would it look like?
Set Goals: Work with the team to identify individual and team goals they want to pursue
Discuss values: Find out from your team the values that they believe are of utmost importance
Respect: In our world, everyone is a VIP. Build a culture where everyone is treated equally
Responsibility: Players must accept their role and be responsible for their actions
Commitment: Are you all in? Players must be committed to the team, training and games.
Continuous Development: Building a positive team culture takes time. Are you committed to keep developing it?
Praise: Make sure that coaches are appropriately praising players. Athletes can also praise each other
Support: Coaches and athletes can support each other when things become hard in training or games
Work Together: It’s key that everyone works together when things become tough
Team Building: Develop actives outside of sport so players can get to know each other
Lead by Example: Have a number of key role models who people can look up to
Clear Expectations: Identify clear expectations to the team. Ask them of their expectations of you as a coach
Be Patient: Building a team culture takes time and it’s important that you are patient with the process
Communicate: Ask the right questions and make sure that you communicate effectively with everyone on the team
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