Principles of Coaching Quiz
Questions that require an answer are marked with  *
1 * Name
2 * Address
3 * Email
4 * Sport(s) you are interested in
5 * Excercise #1 Coaching Assets Self Evaluation
There are many factors that may define your philosophy. Your success as a coach will depend more on your coaching philosophy than on any other factor.
Knowledge of your sport
Well organized
Professional Appearance
Hard Worker
Good Listener
Provides Individual Help
Builds Athletes' Confidence
Good Teacher
Praises Effort
Respects Athletes
Patient with Athletes
Sense of Humor
6 * Exercise # 2 Assessing your Objectives
1. Please fill out the form in the Principles of Coaching document (page 9)
2. Enter your TOTALS from that form in the spaces below.
7 * Exercise #3 Personal Reasons for Coaching
Please rate the following reasons for coaching as they relate to you.
 Not importantSomewhat importantVery important
To be involved in a sport I like
To have power
To be in charge
To be with people I like
To give something back to sport
To gain public recognition
To enjoy myself
To demonstrate my knowledge and skill in a sport
To travel
To help athletes develop physically
To help athletes develop psychologically
To help athletes develop socially
8 * Exercise # 4 Developing a Picture of your Coaching Style
1. Please fill out the form in the Principles of Coaching document (page 14)
2. Total the number of the words circled under each respective column, and then enter those values below.
9 * Exercise # 5 Assessing your Communication Style
1. Please fill out the form in the Principles of Coaching document (page 19).
2. Add scores in each column and enter your results below.
10 * Exercise #6 Developing Self-Confidence through Goal Setting
Choose a sport. List three elements within the sport that would physically and mentally prepare your athletes for competition and sports confidence. Identify strategies to teach each element.
 Element 1
 Element 2
 Element 3
11 * Element 1 Strategy for Teaching
12 * Element 2 Strategy for Teaching
13 * Element 3 Strategy for Teaching
14 * Exercise #7 Setting Realistic Goals
Identify a long-term goal. Now break down that long-term goal into short-term and intermediate goals that will help you reach the long-term goal.
 Short-term Goal 1
 Short-term Goal 2
 Short-term Goal 3
15 * Intermediate Goals
 Intermediate Goal 1
 Intermediate Goal 2
 Intermediate Goal 3
16 * Long-term goal: