Young Kuchenbecker has a wide knowledge about coaching and youth
sports due to her numerous studies as a research psychologist.
When you first hear a title like "sports psychologist,"
you may not totally understand what that means or how important
that role is to athletics, particularly when young people are
involved. Shari took some time during her interview to discuss
the important of psychology in coaching youth sports.
Click on the play button below to learn:
• How important a job coaching youth sports truly
• How important it is to remember how powerful
a coach's role is in his/her athletes' lives.
• About empathy and how important it is in becoming
a successful coach.
• About the various roles each coach must play,
and how to approach those different roles.