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Best Coaching Advice

Coach/Entraîneure: Elodie Brault Photo: John Major (CAC/ACE)

Sometimes it only takes a few words of advice to inspire great leadership or change the way you look at something.The advice we get from our coaches, teachers, mentors and peers can stay with us a lifetime.

This month we want to know what is the best coaching advice you’ve ever received? Something that has stuck with you through the years and still resonates today.

Positive Coaching Alliance has collected hundreds of quotes from athletes, coaches, business leaders, authors and philosophers. Here are a few quotes to get you thinking about some words of wisdom that have meant something to you…

  • “The more positive you can be with your players the better they’re going to play.” (Doc Rivers)
  • “My responsibility is leadership, and the minute I get negative, that is going to have an influence on my team.” (Don Shula)
  • “A coach’s job is to change the hearts, minds, and actions of those he leads in a positive manner.” (George Raveling)
  • “Leadership, like coaching, is fighting for the hearts and souls of men and getting them to believe in you.” (Eddie Robinson)

From PCA DevZone: Top Quotes On The Importance of Positivity


What is the Best Coaching Advice You’ve Ever Received?