On today’s episode of the Leadership Journey, a special edition to the Coach and Coordinator podcast, Keith and Brian Kight talk to coaches about the gap between average and elite coaches. They go past the X’s and O’s to find a deeper reasoning of why there are so many coaches — even successful ones — who miss the mark of elite. They express how having behavioral skills are what push coaches to the elite level and give examples of those who have succeeded in those skills.
01:03 James Franklin great to elite
02:05 What separates average from elite
03:55 Behavior skills
04:55 Job skills are for your effectiveness behavioral skills are for your excellence
06:05 An average coach can have a job
07:55 Ability to create discipline
08:50 Wins and losses count
10:15 The NFL’s elite
12:10 Its not the quick fixes
12:40 Who has the behavioral skills
13:35 Coaches get too locked in and lose it
14:10 Zero in on the behavior skills
17:00 Thinking command and control is the answer
17:50 What do you obtain from control
19:15 Trying to force discipline
20:40 Urgency with patience and empathy with understanding
22:00 Under every tactical execution there are behavior skills involved
23:00 3 categories of behavioral skills
25:00 The kids behavior skills come from the coach’s behavioral skills
26:35 Learn by doing
27:00 National Conference
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