When most people hear the term “coach,” they think of an athletic coach. Academic Games coaching has much in common with sports coaching. Here are suggestions that apply to any kind of coaching.
- Always be positive. Don’t ever let your players think they cannot be successful.
- Always be organized in your meetings and practices. Players will reflect your efficiency.
- Coach the little things: care in writing a Solution or circling an answer, keeping track of the variations or demands chosen, being aware of the score at all times, etc.