NWC Junior & Youth Rugby League
News Report

Winning v Development

20/04/17

Are you really coaching the way you think you are?

In terms of philosophy and approach in sport, the subject of winning and developing players has become a hot topic among stakeholders at all levels of play. Coaches and club directors alike have spoken about this new approach in an effort to educate parents and convince them that their club or team is the proper developmental environment for their child. In most professional settings, winning is king. But in amateur, and especially youth sports, this view can be detrimental and hide future failure behind current success.

The link below is a valuable read for any junior coach and answering the range of questions honestly will provide plenty food for thought, it may even assist in your own development as a coach.

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