Effectiveness Of A Sports Coach Essay

892 Words Oct 31st, 2016 4 Pages
This post will identify a set of criteria which to use to evaluate the effectiveness of a sports coach, a teacher, and a senior pastor referred to henceforth as leaders. Each of the items will be listed in order of highest priority to least. Next, the item will be justified along with how each item difference from each leader. Lastly, how each of these criteria can be measure will be looked at. This post is written from my personal perception of the job of these individuals and the roles that he/she plays in shaping the mind and character of those who are placed in their care.
Leading by Example The first criteria that I would use to measure the effectiveness of a leader are “Leading by Example.” Leading by example or modeling is the best way in my opinion to teach and for students to learn. I have two girls which played softball for several years and I help coach the teams. The hardest job as a coach was to teach proper technique whether it was hitting or catching. It was not until I realized that by demonstrating to them the proper technique it became easier for them to pick-up on the technique.
This idea also holds true for teachers. A teacher can instruct his/her students on how to ask the in-depth question of a book/text that they are reading, yet it would be by demonstrating the way that it is done which would aid more of the students will understanding the way in which to pick a text apart and learn from it. Teachers do not like short general answers. However,…

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