Coaching Quotes

What is an effective coach? These coaching quotes will give you answers. A coach can be described as a mentor, a teacher, a leader. A good coach can bring success to the workplace and to the team by being positive and ensuring everyone is working towards the same goals. Rather than being a manager making all the decision the coach will help team members to work together.


"A manager is a title, it does not guarantee success. Coaching is an action, not a title and actions will result in successes!"
Action  |


Everything in coaching hinges on listening because what we are listening for affects where we are speaking from and unfolds how we are being with and for each other.
Marilyn Atkinson; Rae Chois, Step By Step Coaching
Communication   |


Coaches are aware of how to ignite passion and motivate people. They have an energy that is contagious and know exactly how to get their team excited.
Brian Cagneey, Coaching: How To Influence Your Team With Coaching Skills, Leadership Skills And Coaching Questions
Motivation   |


Coaching is a unique process of human development, one that works to change a person's life for the better and help him/her achieve a number of specific objectives.
Ian Berry, Coaching: Ask Better Questions, Become A Better Coach
Quotes about Life   |


Now, coaching is basically like what it is, it is someone that you have that is working with another person to help the other person's goal.
Randy Wayne, Coaching
Goals   |


The power of coaching is this - you are expected to give people the path to find answers, not the answers.
Tom Mahalo, Coaching: Coaching For Success, How To Unlock Answers Using Powerful Questions And Achieving Your Life Goals
Questioning   |


Successful coaches are visionaries. They have a picture of success
 set in their minds.  Gavin McGinnis
"Successful coaches are visionaries. They have a picture of success set in their minds."
Gavin McGinnis, Coaching: 10 Coaching Skills to Help Your Team Focus, Take Action, Stay Motivated and Accomplish Goals!
Vision   |


"In a coaching role, you ask the questions and rely more on your staff, who become the experts, to provide the information."
Byron and Catherine Pulsifer
Leadership vs Management   |


"Coaching is 90% attitude and 10% technique."
Author Unknown
Attitude   |  


"A good coach passes on information quickly. They do not hold back information that affects my job."
Byron and Catherine Pulsifer
Good   |


"Make sure that team members know they are working with you, not for you."
John Wooden
Teamwork   |


"Coaches have to watch for what they don't want to see and listen to what they don't want to hear."
John Madden
Listening   |  


"Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you're in control, they're in control."
Tom Landry
Leadership   |  


"I never cease to be amazed at the power of the coaching process to draw out the skills or talent that was previously hidden within an individual, and which invariably finds a way to solve a problem previously thought unsolvable."
John Russell
Problem   |  


"The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself."
Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Teacher   |  


"Probably my best quality as a coach is that I ask a lot of challenging questions and let the person come up with the answer."
Phil Dixon
Challenge   |  


"Make no mistake, as you change your leadership style to one of a coach you will face challenges. There will be times when you question why am I doing this. However, you must at all times keep the long term benefits of being a coach at the forefront of your mind."
Byron and Catherine Pulsifer
Change   |


"People will exceed targets they set themselves."
Gordon Dryden
Goals   |  


"A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are."
Ara Parasheghian
Sports Quotes   |  


"The test of a good coach is that when they leave, others will carry on successfully."
Author Unknown
Success   |


"You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within."
Bob Nelson
Effort   |  


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