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5 Powerful Tips for Coaching Millennial Athletes

By Stack, 09/05/19, 8:15AM CDT

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But as an athlete's coach, you can be an incredible role model in their life. Showing them how to step up and handle difficult situations is one of the greatest gifts we can give them.

Nothing drives me more crazy than hearing adults despairingly utter the words, "kids have changed."

I sure hope they have! The world has undergone rapid change over the past decade and will continue to do so moving forward. Today's youth are different than the kids before them. But so were the kids before that, and the ones before that.

If coaches want to connect with their kids and lead a competitive team, they must adapt as well. Change is scary but essential.

With that in mind, here are five ways coaches can better meet millennial athletes where they are and help elevate them into better athletes and better people.