Successful Track and Field Planning
It all starts with the program philosophy-
This is the coaching philosophy of one of the top college track and field coaches:
Utilize experience, knowledge, values, beliefs, and judgment to help student-athletes achieve goals – academically, athletically, and personally. Blend the art and science of coaching and teach the basics to the athletes. Plan, implement, and evaluate scientifically proven training methods, use goal setting, and have a plan of action for each student-athlete. Build solid relationships with the student-athletes based on respect and common goals. The ultimate objective is for the student-athlete to have a positive experience, and be prepared for success at the next level of life.
Coaches Practice Plan
Daily practice overview:
Overview of habits athletes can develop-
Coaching and Mentoring
Coaching and mentoring student-athletes is an important role. It is not just about great coaching drills and technique, coaches need to focus on establishing good habits during track and field practice and mental preparation.
Coaches and athletes need to work together to plan for every practice and competition.