Improving the Coach-Athlete Relationship coach-yelling-at-athlete-716268.jpg

What is the coach-athlete relationship?
The coach-athlete relationship is the situation in which the coach and the athlete develop interconnected feelings, thoughts, and behaviors.

Why is the coach-athlete relationship important?
The coach-athlete relationship is fundamental in enhancing sport performance, the effectiveness of a coach, and the development of an athlete. A positive coach-athlete relationship enables coaches to influence athletes in sport and life in a constructive way.