OUR PLAYERS, OUR FUTURE.
Knowledge and Skills
- Interpersonal Skills
Communicating and establishing trusting relationships with players. Developing volleyball practices require being sensitive to players' dilemmas, fears, and celebrations.
- Content Knowledge
Deep understanding about volleyball, including how volleyball knowledge is developed over time
- Pedagogical Knowledge
Understand how players learn volleyball, questioning strategies, and structures that can help students develop ideas
- Knowledge of the Curriculum
Familiarity with the volleyball jargons and signals being used
- Awareness of Coaching Resources
Coaches need specific knowledge of professional development materials and resources that can be used to support his teachings
- Knowledge of "the practice of coaching"
Coaches must know coaching strategies and structures, on the spot coaching, questioning techniques for effective coaching
Helping Coaches build their repertoire of strategies
- Questioning your questions
- Demonstration and Co-teaching
- A Learning Community
- Learning from Case Studies
On framing the Coaching Role: