How Parents Can Help Their Student-Athletes Become More Coachable

As a parent, you may be wondering how you can help your athlete be coachable. Our experts provide some tips.

Tips to help your student-athlete be more coachable:

1. Support your student-athlete’s coach
2. Reinforce the importance of listening to the coach’s feedback
3. Encouraging your athlete to be receptive to feedback
4. Do NOT criticize or dismiss coach feedback, your athlete will likely follow your lead

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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