Have you assumed too much when on-boarding new athletes?
Every athlete has a unique level of knowledge and experience. So how do you make sure you set them up for success in the on-boarding phase? Whether athletes don’t understand what kind of equipment they need or sabotage their races by skipping over details, it’s important that coaches try to get in front of issues by avoiding assumptions that can lead to disaster.
Dave Schell and Cody Stephenson sat down with Coaches Taylor Thomas and Andrew Simmons to discuss past experiences, common challenges, and tricks they have learned related to the new athlete experience.