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Teaching Expert on Coaching During the Game

By Skye Eddy Bruce, Soccer Parenting Association, 02/11/19, 12:00PM CST

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I think that one of the first things that coaches can do is calm their interactions with players when they're cueing them during the game and make it 

Doug Lemov is a teaching expert.  The author of the international bestseller Teach Like a Champion and Teach Like a Champion 2.0, Doug is also the founder and former Managing Director of Uncommon Schools.  He is a sought after coach educator for U.S. Soccer, US Club Soccer and many other organizations and he has played a pivotal role in the professionalization of our coaching standards. Sideline Behavior and communication from coaches and parents during games can often be a distraction to the players on the field.

"Something I'm excited to ask you about is, you kind of opened the door to it there, that statement, is the type, and this is from a coach's perspective, what roll, and I assume there's different styles of coaches, just like there's different styles of teachers, but what do you think a coach's role should be during the game when kids are trying to learn?"