“A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.” ― John Wooden
The relationship between a coach and skater is a dynamic one. In many instances, the relationship will last years. The coach will wear several hats from teacher to psychologist, mentor to confidant. Throughout a skater’s career, the coach will help guide them through physical and emotional growth, technical development, success and failure.
The links on this page are a resource for parents to better understand the role of the coach.