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!"
Success   |

"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

"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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