Thinking back to 2010, the article below might be one of the most important, influential coaching articles I’ve ever read. Not only is it helpful for coaches, but it’s good information for sideline parents, as well.
We need to foster creativity not squelch it. Dictating play is a glory grab. Give them a chance to shine and develop their own style.
“Ten reasons to not coach the player in possession” by Roy F. Dunshee (Soccer Wire, October 29, 2010).