Examples of How to be Coachable

Learn how to be coachable and some traits that athletes should practice and make habit.

How to be coachable:
1. Check your ego at the door
2. Look the coach in the eye when talking
3. Be open-minded and humble when receiving feedback
4. Willingly implement coach feedback
5. Actively seek feedback from coaches
6. Be a source of positivity and encouragement for teammates

For more on this topic, check out: https://www.ncsasports.org/blog/2020/05/05/coachability-character/

Learn more about what college coaches value most in recruits: https://www.ncsasports.org/state-of-recruiting

Have a question you want answered? Comment below or send an email to recruitinghelp@ncsasports.org.
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