Here’s the thing, a coach and an athlete, no matter how long they’ve known each other, have a relationship. And ending that relationship can be easy. But doing it with class, respect, dignity — now that is hard to do.
I say that because so many coaches end relationships in rotten ways. I know because I’ve been cut from more teams than I want to remember. Cuts are actions coaches have to take. It’s part of our business.
How you make cuts, and you do make cuts, are critical to how successful of a coach you’ll be.
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