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Duties of an Assistant Coach

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Duties of an Assistant Coach

A good assistant coach is worth his weight in gold. A head coach should surround himself with good people to assist him. Under the direction of the head coach, the assistant coach should assist in all phases of the program, including practice, coaching, program development, academic monitoring of student athletes, participation in summer leagues, practice planning, and maintaining professional expectations.

During the game, the assistant coach needs to talk, talk, talk. He should help players that are on the bench and make adjustments (again, under the head coach's direction) with the players that just came off of the floor. The assistant coach should continue to make observations and offer the head coach suggestions. The hardest thing for the assistant coach is to continue to make suggestions when previous suggestions were not accepted, but that is exactly what he needs to do.



10/7/2011 9:06:06 PM
felix said:

Good comments for assistant coaches, the assistant should also help coach make adjustments with playes under the guidence of the coach

10/19/2011 10:33:27 PM
kendra said:

help with water fill and clean chair

11/11/2011 3:46:52 PM
Joe Wayne Clark said:

that was awesome now i can be an NBA assistant coach!!


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