ERIC Number: ED282833
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
The Coach. Third Edition.
Sabock, Ralph J.
This book offers insights into the coaching profession and examines the many facets involved in the world of the coach. It provides a description of the nature of coaching, points out problem areas, offers advice, and creates discussion and debate for individuals entering the profession. Chapter topics include: (1) Nature of the Profession; (2) Qualities of a Good Coach; (3) The Roles of a Head Coach; (4) The Assistant Coach; (5) The Coach's Family; (6) The Recruiting Process; (7) Off-Season Preparation--A Key to Success; (8) Preseason Staff Organization; (9) Ethics in Coaching; and (10) Issues and Problems. A list of questions is presented at the end of every chapter on the material covered, and the appendix includes a list of sources for obtaining rule books for the various sports, as well as tournament organization, scheduling, and averages and percentages. (JD)
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Athletics, Higher Education, Physical Education Teachers, Secondary Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship
Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc., Marketing Director, Box 5076, Champaign, IL 61820 ($16.00).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A