I have always put great store in the saying champions don’t have an off-season. I’ve let it influence my career as a coach, and it’s why I usually call springtime and summer the “improvement season” at my club. I want to see my players working hard at building up their skills during these times. To motivate them properly, I believe in leading by example. I try to improve my talents as a coach and help make our program stronger during the so-called off-season.
Whenever a season ends, I take the time to plan carefully out exactly how I intend to strengthen our program over the coming months. I review it with my fellow coaches thoroughly and ensure that we will all be working towards long-term improvements for our club. Here are some suggestions you can use to work up your off-season plans.