Professional or Volunteer Coaching: Which is Right for Your Young Athlete?
Finding the right coach for your young athlete is never easy. Throw money into the equation and you've got yourself one tricky situation. That's right––we're talking about professional coaches and volunteer coaches. How can parents decide which type of coach is right for their young athlete?
John O'Sullivan, founder of Changing the Game Project, joins host Emily Cohen to discuss the pros and cons of both professional coaches and volunteer coaches. What can parents do to compare them? Do some volunteer coaches prevent their players from moving on to higher levels? Is there an age group for which professional coaches aren't needed?
If you're a parent, this is an episode you won't want to miss. Listen in!
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