In this episode, Coach Andy and Coach Eric take a look back on their past coaches – the good, the bad, and the ugly. They discuss the traits that make a quality coach, some of their personal favorites and why, the negative experiences they’ve had with coaches, and the DOs and DONTs of coaching.
Ep.101 | Good vs. Bad Coaches with Coach Andy
Show Notes and Resources
The boys dive right into this episode geared towards coaches at all levels. Coach Andy starts off talking about Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind’Amour and how he is a fantastic example for all coaches to follow. He then moves on to talk about his favourite coach coming up through youth hockey and what made this person so impactful. Coach Eric follows up with his own memorable coaches and points out the common threads between their choices.
They move on to share their negative experiences and why these coaches were so memorable for the wrong reasons. They finish up covering the DOs and DONTs of being a quality coach, and the importance of communication in coaching.